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Three-night virtual candidate forum set for mid-October by DeKalb County League of Women Voters

Northern Illinois University senior Dallas Douglass, from DeKalb, fills out his ballot Tuesday, June 28, 2022, at the polling place in Westminster Presbyterian Church in DeKalb.

DeKALB – DeKalb County voters can learn more about candidates for the DeKalb County Board, DeKalb County Clerk and Recorder’s Office and state representative for District 76 at an upcoming three-night virtual candidate forum event.

The DeKalb County League of Women Voters will sponsor several online candidate forums beginning at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, through Thursday, Oct. 13, via Zoom. The candidates will be on the November general election ballot.

Attendees can submit suggestions for candidate questions by Wednesday, Oct. 5, at wnij.org/election.

The preliminary forum schedule is:

Tuesday, Oct. 11: DeKalb County Board candidates from Districts 1, 3 and 4.

Wednesday, Oct. 12: DeKalb County Clerk and Recorder candidates Republican Tasha Sims, Republican, and Linh Nguyen, Democrat, and District 76 state representative candidates Lance Yednock and Jason Haskell)

Thursday, Oct. 13: DeKalb County Board candidates from Districts 8, 10, 11 and 12.

The schedule is subject to change. A final forum schedule will be available the week before the event at wnij.org and dkpl.org. The Zoom link for the forums is us02web.zoom.us/j/84982715112.

The general election is Tuesday, Nov. 8. Early voting is underway.

For information, visit illinoisvoterguide.org.