“Thank you Senator Durbin and Senator Kirk for standing for the people but ultimately, political fear and outrageous claims won out over common sense.”
League Of Women Voters
Saturday, April 27, 2013
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Schneider and Dold will square off in only live forum within 10th District Boundaries. Candidates for General Assembly and Lake County Board will meet in separate contests.
The only debate within the boundaries of the 10th Congressional District between Rep. Robert Dold (R-Kenilworth) and Brad Schneider of Deerfield, his Democratic challenger, takes place at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 14 in the Lake Forest High School east campus auditorium. The forum, co sponsored by the League of Women Voters (LWV) of Lake Forest/Lake Bluff, the LWV of Highland Park/Highwood and the LWV of Deerfield in coordination with Patch and the Union League Club of Chicago will also feature candidates for the Illinois General Assembly and the Lake County Board. Earlier: Schneider, Dold Debating About Debates In three separate debates, one for each level of government, candidates will make opening and closing statements as well as answer questions…
Friday, September 14, 2012
Congressman Dold and challenger Brad Schneider will meet four times before Nov. 6 election. The only joint appearance in the 10th District is sponsored by the League of Women Voters and Patch. Three will be televised from Chicago.
Rep. Robert Dold (R-Kenilworth) and his Democratic challenger, Brad Schneider of Deerfield, are scheduled to debate each other four times next month in advance of the Nov. 6 general election but for now they are debating about the debates. The only time Schneider and Dold will meet face to face within the boundaries of the 10th Congressional District is at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 14 at Lake Forest High School. The forum is sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Lake Forest, Deerfield and Highland Park as well as Patch. Earlier: Democrats’ Jerusalem Platform Plank Unifies Dold, Schneider Also that day, they will appear together at 10:30 a.m. on WLS Television under the sponsorship of the League of Women Voters of Illinois. Dold and Schneider …
Saturday, February 25, 2012
Have a question for the candidates? Submit it to Patch.
Update 4:10 p.m.: The 10th Congressional candidate debate is wrapping up. The candidates are giving closing statements. See a summary of the debate's questions and answers below. Tree: Jobs and the environment. "There's a hunker down mentality, which means people aren't spending." Tree says the federal government needs to restore hope back to the 10th Congressional District. Schneider: Sustainable prosperity and sustainable security. "We can't have one without the other." Schneider says we need solid and sound education, foreign, economoc and environmental policy. Sheyman: Economic security. Sheyman says the country needs to pass federal jobs legislation, support federal investment infrastructure and support local business owners local …
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
58th District Representative candidates answer questions at forum.
Mark Neerhof and Lauren Turelli may be both Republicans running for the 58th District seat, but they split when it comes to the issue of Medicaid. Neerhof, a doctor who practices at Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital, is running in his first election. He has lived in Lake County for 21 years, including 15 in Deerfield and the last six in Lake Forest. Turelli has lived in Lake Forest all of her life. She currently serves on the Lake Forest Parks and Recreation Board and as an elected Republican township precinct committeeman. The two candidates answered questions in Sunday's candidate forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters-Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Area (LWV) and Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Patch at Lake Bluff Elementary School. The …
Tuesday, February 15, 2011
At Sunday’s League of Women Voters-sponsored forum, state Reps. Daniel Biss, Robyn Gabel and Karen May instilled hope in some residents and infuriated others.
Two of Northbrook's state representatives came before disgruntled voters Sunday to address growing concerns about Illinois’ gaping budget hole. Three local branches of the League of Women Voters hosted the forum, inviting Reps. Daniel Biss (D-17th District), Robyn Gabel (D-18th) and Karen May (D-58th) to New Trier Township High School in Northfield to offer their budget-balancing strategies. “For too long Illinois [has been] financing its growing deficit by accumulating debt,” said Jane Goldenberg, acting co-president of the Winnetka-Northfield-Kenilworth League of Woman Voters, a nonpartisan policy-educating organization. “We are among the five states with the highest debt in pension liabilities. Our state fiscal crisis is devastating …