Freeport, Illinois — The League of Women Voters of Freeport and the League of Women Voters of JoDaviess County are hosting a Candidate Forum on Tuesday, September 25 at 6:30 p.m. at the Freeport Public Library. The Forum is being co-sponsored by the Freeport Public Library Foundation. Alan Wenzel, former director of the Highland College Leadership Institute, will serve as moderator.
Candidates in contested races for the Stephenson County Board District C (Becky Hebert and Jon Cassell), State Representative District 89 (Andrew Chesney and Nick Hyde), and State Senate District 45 (Brian Stewart and David Simpson) have been invited and will be presented with questions that are broad-based and issue-oriented; questions will not be provided in advance. All candidates for contested positions will be asked the same questions. Candidates will also be able to make opening and closing statements. Responses will be timed to ensure all candidates are heard equally.
All voters and interested members of the public are invited.
Tuesday, September 25 at 6:30 p.m. at the Freeport Public Library