ALTON - The YWCA Southwestern Illinois Get Out the Vote Project is hosting a Madison County Candidate’s Forum on Tuesday, October 18, 2022, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the YWCA Gymnasium, 304 E Third St., Alton.

Candidates for the following races have been confirmed: Illinois State Senate District 56, Illinois House District 111, and Madison County Clerk. A moderator will ask questions of each candidate pair and, time permitting, take questions from the audience.

Get The Latest News!

Don't miss our top stories and need-to-know news everyday in your inbox.

“Candidate forums help us get informed. They provide us with an opportunity to ask hard questions. Our democracy thrives when all of us are engaged. Attending a candidate forum is a great way to empower yourself and do your civic duty for democracy. The candidates that we elect make important decisions that affect our lives and we are pleased to host this year’s forum.” said Dorothy Hummel, YWCA Executive Director.

Article continues after sponsor message

"You may access the gym through the parking lot on George Street in Alton which is the preferred entry for those with mobility issues. You are also able to park on 3rd Street and enter our facility through our front doors. The gym is located on the second floor so you will need to be able to climb stairs using this entrance."

Those interested in attending, please register at http://tiny.cc/ywcavoterforum.

Registration, while not required, helps us plan for the attendees.

If you have any questions, please contact YWCA at 618-465-7774 or email us at info@ywcaswil.com.

More like this:

Jun 13, 2024 - Alton YWCA Hosts Community Meetings For Feedback On Draft Plan For Youth Development/Prevention Of Violence

Feb 28, 2024 - Edwardsville Prepares For Informative Voter Service Event On March 6

Jan 25, 2024 - Sierra Club Illinois’ Three Rivers Project, Alton YWCA, And Milton Schoolhouse Gardens To Host Two Winter Seed Swaps

4 days ago - The Three Rivers Project of Sierra Club Illinois’ Urban Farm Tour is June 30  

Today - Gillespie Community To Host Community Blood Drive With ImpactLife