Meet the candidates March 23 at Oak Park Library
Updated: April 22, 2013 10:01AM
OAK PARK — The League of Women Voters of Oak Park & River Forest is sponsoring a Candidate Fair from 1 to 3:15 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at the main Oak Park Public Library, Veterans Room, 834 Lake St.
It will include the candidates on the April 9 ballot for both contested and uncontested races. Here is an opportunity to become more informed about the individuals who will make decisions on your behalf regarding vital services to your community. Those in the contested races will be asked to speak to the group while candidates for uncontested races will be invited to display campaign literature. Those attending will be able to talk with all candidates.
Names are listed in the order they will appear on the ballot.
Village of Oak Park Board President: Two candidates for one position:
Oak Park Public Library Board: Five candidates for four positions.
Winifred L. “Win” Fox
District 200 Board: (Oak Park-River Forest High School): 14 candidates for four positions.
Thomas F. Cofsky
Steven R. Nations
John B. Bokum
Uncontested races are at Oak Park Township and District 97 Board (Oak Park elementary schools).
The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues and influences policy through education and advocacy.
To learn more or join, go to lwvoprf.org or call (708) 342-0803.