Local Organizations Host Urbana Mayoral Candidate Forum
The League of Women Voters of Champaign County, Champaign County NAACP and The News-Gazette hosted a forum for the Urbana mayoral candidates running in the Democratic primary on Monday, January 31st.. Community members were invited to provide a moderator with questions for the three candidates to answer. Evelyn Underwood, Diane Marlin and Laurel Prussing were present for the forum which lasted just over 90 minutes.
The forum broadcast live on Urbana Public Television and is also available to watch on-demand via UPTV's YouTube channel.
On Wednesday, February 15th Smile Politely, chambanamoms.com and the Champaign County Young Democrats hosted a Democratic Mayoral Debate at Riggs Beer Company. This debate is also available on UPTV's YouTube channel.
The primary election is Tuesday, February 28th. The winner will go on to run in the general election against Republican candidate Rex Bradfield on Tuesday, April 4th.