The public is invited to attend an online forum for Judicial candidates for the Illinois Supreme Court (Fifth District) and Judicial candidates for the Illinois Appellate Court (Fifth District).
Attend to see and hear from your choices for these offices.
This forum will begin at 6:30pm with the candidates for the Illinois Supreme Court from the 5th District – Republican, David Overstreet and Democrat, Judy Cates.
It will be followed by a forum for the candidates for the Illinois Appellate Court for the 5th District – Republican, Mark Boie and Democrat, Sarah Smith. This forum will begin immediately following the forum for the Supreme Court candidates at approximately 7:15pm. It should last approximately 45 min and end at 8pm.
The Illinois Supreme Court Justices are the final court of appeal for issues related to Illinois law and also perform a number of supervisory roles over Illinois courts. The Illinois Appellate Court Justices hear appeals and sit in panels of three for decisions.
Questions for the candidates have been formatted by the League, but questions from the audience can be submitted for possible inclusion by sending them in advance to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This event is organized by the League of Women Voters of Jackson County and is hosted by the Carbondale Public Library.