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Democrats Running for Congress Will Appear at a Forum on Tuesday (5/3)

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Correction: On May 3rd, WCBU, Peoria Public Radio, and WGLT will broadcast a "live" forum of Democratic candidates running for Illinois' 17th Congressional District seat.

The following candidates have been invited to participate:

  • Jonathan Logemann
  • Jacqueline McGowan
  • Angie Normoyle
  • Eric Sorensen
  • Litesa Wallace
  • Marsha Williams

The forum is hosted by WCBU and WGLT and will be moderated by WCBU’s Tim Shelley and WNIJ’s Yvonne Boose. The public is invited to attend, but space is limited to 100 people in room 126 of Bradley's Global Communications Center.
The forum will also air "live" on both WCBU and WGLT radio stations and will stream "live" on their websites - WCBU.org, WGLT.org, and their Facebook pages WCBU-FB and WGLT-FB. Just click on the "play" button at the top to listen via live-stream.

WVIK will broadcast a recording of the forum on Thursday, May 5th at 6:00 P.M.

Sponsors include:

  • WCBU
  • WGLT
  • League of Women Voters of Greater Peoria
  • League of Women Voters of McLean County
  • League of Women Voters of McDonough County
  • League of Women Voters of Freeport
  • League of Women Voters – Rock Island County
  • League of Women Voters of Greater Rockford
  • League of Women Voters Kewanee Area
  • NAACP Peoria
  • NAACP Bloomington-Normal
  • NAACP Freeport
  • WNIJ (DeKalb)
  • WVIK (Quad Cities)
  • Tri States Public Radio (Macomb)
  • Bradley University’s Institute for Principled Leadership in Public Service
  • Illinois State University Center for Civic Engagement

Current Representative Cheri Bustos decided not to run again. And the Illinois State Board of Elections shows six active democratic candidates (listed above) will be on the June 28th primary ballot.
It will be held at Bradley University in Peoria. And in-person attendance will be limited to the first 100 people who arrive.

WGLT is currently accepting questions online HERE.

Previous version:

On May 3rd, listen to WVIK on the radio or online to hear a "live" forum of Democratic candidates running for Illinois' 17th Congressional District seat. Current Representative Cheri Bustos decided not to run again. And the Illinois State Board of Elections shows six active democratic candidates will be on the June 28th primary ballot.

On Tuesday, May 3rd at 7 pm, the forum will be broadcast on 90.3 FM, here on our website, and on WVIK's smartphone app.

The forum is sponsored by WVIK, other Illinois public radio stations, local chapters of the League of Women Voters, and three chapters of the NAACP.

It will be held at Bradley University in Peoria. And in-person attendance will be limited to the first 100 people who arrive.

WGLT is currently accepting questions online HERE.

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