FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Nancy Boerner
March 20, 2023 Tel.: 812-336-1749
E-mail: [email protected]
League of Women Voters schedules candidate forums for Council and Mayoral candidates in the
May 2023 primary election Voters who want to know more about candidates for Mayor of Bloomington and for seats on the Bloomington Common Council before voting in the upcoming 2023 municipal primary election are invited to attend two forums scheduled and co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Bloomington-Monroe County. No registration is required for the forums, which are free and open to the public.
Sponsoring the forums with the League are Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Bloomington Alumnae Chapter; IU PACE (Political and Civic Engagement) program; Kappa Tau Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority; Monroe County NOW; NAACP Monroe County; National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum, Indiana Chapter; South Central Indiana Citizens’ Climate Lobby; and the Unitarian Universalist Church of Bloomington.
Candidates for all contested Common Council races (districts 1, 2, 3, and 5) will participate in a forum on Sunday, March 26, from 3:00-4:30 pm, at the Neal-Marshall Black Culture on the IU campus, 275 N. Eagleson Avenue (southwest corner of Eagleson and 7th Street).
A forum with candidates for the office of Mayor of Bloomington will take place on Monday, April 3, from 6:30-8:00 pm, at the Tri-North Middle School Performance Center, 1000 W. 15th Street.
A number of other organizations are also offering nonpartisan candidate forums or events for the 2023 primary election. A current list is provided at the League’s website, Candidate Forums – League of Women Voters of Bloomington-Monroe County (lwv-bmc.org). The list will be updated as information becomesavailable, making it advisable to check the host website(s) for any changes in plans.
Early voting starts on April 4 and continues until 12:00 pm on May 1. Primary election day is May 2.