On Sunday, March 3, and Sunday, March 10. the League of Women Voters - Lake Forest/Lake Bluff, a non partisan group dedicated to voter education and engagement, and the American Association of University Women will host two local debates for candidates in the April 9th consolidated election. The debates will be held at two separate locations and feature six different local races.
The first debate, featuring three Lake Bluff races, will be held on Sunday, March 3. Candidates for Lake Bluff Library, Lake Bluff Trustee, and Lake Bluff School District 65 will face off at the Lake Bluff Recreation Center, 355. W. Washington Avenue, Lake Bluff, from 1:30 to 4:00 p.m.
The second debate, for Lake Forest and Lake Bluff races will be held on Sunday, March 10. Candidates for Lake Forest School District 67, Lake Forest School District 115 and Shields Township will face off at the Lake Forest Library, Children’s Room basement, 360 East Deerpath, Lake Forest, from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
The public is invited to attend and submit questions.
For those who are unable to attend, the debates will be videotaped and shown on local LFTV channel 17 or 19 and the League website, www.lwv-lflb.org.
The following candidates are slated for the races featured on March 3rd at the Lake Bluff Recreation Center:
for Lake Bluff Library Trustee - Carole Stroh, Scot Butler, Timothy Kregor, Romain Wojda, Stanley Hickory, and Carl Schons
for Lake Bluff Village Trustee - Bill Meyer, John Josephitis, Greg Tchamitchian, and Eric Grenier
and for Lake Bluff School District 65 Board - Christine Letchinger, Richard Hegg, John Marozsan, Kate Amaral, Julie Gottshall, Mary Jane Brady, and Eric Waggoner.
On Sunday, March 10, candidates for the following races will be featured at the Lake Forest Library:
for Lake Forest School District 67 Board - Beth Clemmensen, Jeff Folker, Robert Lemke, Patrick Patt, and Mike Borkowski
for Lake Forest High School District 115 Board - Todd Burgener, Dave Schreiber, John Powers, Steve Reimer, and Ted Moorman
for Shields Township Officers- Cynthia Maloney, Gail Strenger Wayne, Lanelle Collins, Caroline Harrington, Kathy Blahunka, Trish Lenzini, Scott
Anderson, and Dan Rodgers
for Shields Township Trustee - Bill Brown, Laura Carney, J. Patrick Corsiglia, Gerry Phillips, Hollis Steadman, Heather Kerr, Richard Goshgarian, and Dawn Barnum.
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