The League of Women Voters Arlington Heights-Mount Prospect-Buffalo Grove Area is hosting a Candidates' Forum Sunday, September 20, 2020 from 1:30 pm. Featured in the first forum are Chris Bos and Mary Edly-Allen, candidates for IL State Representative in the 51st District.
This non-partisan event allows the public to hear candidates they will be voting for in the upcoming primary present their positions on important and timely topics. The forum will feature Emerging Leaders and Hersey High School Students Catherine O'Dell as our moderator and Madeline O'Dell as our emcee. The candidates get equal time for opening and closing statements as well as time to answer questions from the audience.
The Candidates’ Forum will be on Zoom. When you register you will have a chance to enter any questions you have for the candidates.
League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan, political organization whose mission is to encourage informed and active participation in government; to increase understanding of major policy issues, and to influence public policy through education and advocacy. Membership in the League is open to anyone regardless of gender, gender identity, race, or age, ethnic group.
For more information on the candidates and their districts:
IL Representative 51st District - Chris Bos – R (Lake Zurich) and Mary Edly-Allen – D (Libertyville) in the Nov 2018 election. District map: https://statisticalatlas.com/state-lower-legislative-district/Illinois/State-House-District-51/Overview
The program will be translated to American Sign Language for the hearing impaired.
Please email your questions for the candidates to email@example.com.