What Are Candidate Forums?
Forums Overview for Spring 2021
- Candidate Forums for the February 23 Primary Election in the cities of Champaign and Urbana were held and recorded in January 2021. Links to these videos are on this page.
- Candidate Forums for the April 6 Local (Municipal) Election will be held the first two weeks of March 2021. Videos for these Forums will be available as they are recorded starting March 12. Scroll down for information.
- You can submit questions for the March recordings for the April 6 election. See "Ask the Candidates" information below.
Forums for April 6 Local (Municipal) Election
Ask the Candidates!
Candidate Forums for the April Local (Municipal) Election will be held in the first two weeks in March. The Forums are not open to the public but will be recorded and aired beginning March 12. Forums are planned for these races:
You can submit your questions for the candidates on this Ask the Candidates page. Fill out the form and press the Submit button. Questions must be received by March 14, 2021.
Or, you can:
You'll need to indicate which race your question is for. Also please phrase your question so that all candidates of that position can answer the question.
Videos for the April Local Election Candidate Forums
Video recordings be available starting March 12. You can find links to the recordings at the following locations.
Videos for the February 23 Primary Candidate Forums
Candidate Forums for the February Champaign and Urbana Primary Election are now posted online. You can browse them on the League's 2021 Municipal Primary Youtube playlist. Specific races displayed there are:
Here's a list of Candidate Forum Guidelines.
Special note on canceled Forums: If all candidates for a race are not present, a Forum will be canceled. Forums are canceled when one candidate in the race notifies us that s/he will not appear, or fails to respond after multiple attempts to communicate. See this announcement for why the League doesn't do "Empty Chair" forums.
Questions About Candidate Forums?
Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your question.