Get to Know the Candidates at Lewis/Grand Haven Event

The first portion of the evening will be an informal meet-and-greet, followed by time for candidates to address residents and take questions.

Residents are invited to learn more about candidates for state and local races during the Lewis University/Grand Haven Candidates’ Night on Thursday, Sept. 20, at in Romeoville.

The first half of the evening, hosted by Lewis, will start at 5:30 p.m. Candidates will be given table space to meet with residents one-on-one in an informal, meet-and-greet format.

Voter registration will also be available until 7 p.m.

The Grand Haven community will host the second half of the event beginning at 7:15 p.m. Candidates will each have five minutes to address the crowd, followed by a brief Q&A session.

Both portions of the event are open to the public, although video/audio recording of the Grand Haven forum is not allowed.

The Lewis University portion of the evening is scheduled to be broadcast on Romeoville Public Television.

The following candidates have confirmed their attendance at the Sept. 20 event:

  • Walter Adamic (D)* -- Will County Board, 9th District
  • Ryan Alm (R) -- Illinois State House, 86th District
  • Stephen J. Balich (R) -- Will County Board, 7th District (Lewis only)
  • Mark Batinick (R) -- Will County Auditor
  • Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (D) -- Illinois State Senate, 49th District
  • Judy Biggert (R)* -- U.S. Congress, 11th District
  • Duffy Blackburn (D)* -- Will County Auditor
  • Dave Carlson (R) -- Will County State's Attorney
  • Marlene Carlson (R) – Will County Circuit Clerk
  • Mark Ferry (D) -- Will County Board, 13th District
  • Mike Fricilone (R) -- Will County Board, 7th District (Lewis only)
  • Jim Glasgow (D)* -- Will County State's Attorney
  • Richard Grabowski (R) -- U.S. Congress, 3rd District
  • Sandra Johnson (R) -- Illinois State Senate, 43rd District
  • Bob Kalnicky (R) -- Illinois State House, 98th District
  • Tim Kraulidis (R) -- Will County Board, 13th District
  • Dan Lipinski (D)* -- U.S. Congress, 3rd District
  • Charles Lyons (R) -- Will County Coroner
  • Natalie Manley (D) -- Illinois State House, 98th District
  • Pam McGuire (D)* -- Will County Circuit Court Clerk
  • Laurie McPhillips-Weglarz (R) -- Will County Recorder of Deeds
  • Pat O'Neil (D)* -- Will County Coroner
  • Garrett Peck (R) -- Illinois State Senate, 49th District
  • Jerry G. Ramirez (R) -- Will County Board, 9th District
  • Diane Seiler-Zigrossi (D)* -- Will County Board, 9th District
  • Cory Singer (R) -- Will County Chief Executive Officer
  • Karen Stukel (D)* -- Will County Recorder of Deeds

* Denotes an incumbent.

Editor's note: The list of candidates who have RSVP'ed for the event has been updated.

Conservative September 14, 2012 at 12:38 AM
shengsheng November 12, 2012 at 03:20 AM
Unlike the big offshore-based http://www.coachoutletonlinexc.net/ Coach Factory Outlet names, domestic players, and anyone operating a China-based service for that matter, must follow Beijing's http://www.louisvuittonoutletam.net/ Louis Vuitton Purses strict self-censorship rules and immediately remove any content banned by central propaganda officials or http://www.coachoutletstoreze.com/ Coach Factory Outlet risk big fines and even closure.The homegrown Chinese services have had to walk a difficult tightrope as http://www.guccibeltsoutletds.net/ Gucci Belts they tried to build commercial services while waiting for Beijing to take a clear stance on how much it was willing to http://www.coachfactoryonlinefn.net/ Coach Factory Outlet tolerate in the world of online public debate.Beijing initially took a line of relative tolerance, only to http://www.coachfactoryonlineae.com/ Coach Factory Outlet slam on the brakes periodically when angry debate started getting out of control during discussion of http://www.coachoutletb1.com/ Coach Factory Online sensitive topics like the high-speed rail crash in Zhejiang province last year that left more than 30 dead and 200 http://www.coachoutlethcs.com/ Coach Outlet Online injured.Beijing's growing unease with the situation came to a head in late 2011


More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »