A Candidates Forum for the April 6 election will be conducted by Zoom on March 10 and available for viewing by the public, starting Sat., March 13. Candidates for city positions will give presentations.
City council candidates running unopposed are John Vigezzi, Ward 2, and Dennis Moon, Alderman at Large. The candidates running for Ward 5, Caren Bordowitz and Ashley Katz will answer questions and present their ideas.
Those running to maintain their seats on the Park Board are Russell Hamm and Emily Gamage. Library Board incumbents running again are Stacy Dorsett, Lin Stults, and Carol Clemons. School Board incumbents seeking to continue serving are Jill Myers, KIshor Kapale, and Jim LaProd. Larry Adams is also on the ballot but unable to participate in the Forum.
The Forum is expected to last about an hour and will be moderated by Rich Egger, Tri-States Public Radio News Director. The League of Women Voters of McDonough County is preparing the program with Zoom help from Brenda Allison.
The program may be viewed on the League’s website - www.lwvmcdonough.org; the League’s Facebook page - www.facebook.com/LWVMCD; and seen on channel 15 daily until the election. Check for the viewing schedule at www.cityofmacomb.com/channel15/
Early voting is taking place now in the courthouse basement. Election Day is April 6.
The League’s mission is to educate voters and involve them in the political process.