League of Women Voters hosts candidate forums

The League of Women Voters of Greater Rockford will host a pair of candidate forums for the upcoming Nov. 8 election.

Candidates for Winnebago County Chairman and Coroner will present their views, 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23 at the Rockford University Maddox Theater, 5050 E. State St.

Frank Haney and John Nelson are running for Winnebago County Chairman. Bill Hintz and Frank Fitzgerald are running for Winnebago County Coroner.  All candidates will speak to their positions with a Meet and Greet to follow. The event is free and open to the public. Eric Wilson will serve as moderator.

In addition, the League will also host a forum for the two challenged state representative seats for the Rockford area, 1-3 p.m. this Sunday, at the Maddox Theater. In the 68th District, Tricia Cratty Sweeny is challenging incumbent John Cabello, and in the 69th District, Angelique Bodine is challenging Joe Sosnowski. All four candidates will be in attendance to present their case for the legislature and to take part in a Meet and Greet.

For more information visit lwvgr.org.



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