1st Ward election forum

1st Ward candidates (clockwise, from left) Proco "Joe" Moreno, Anne Shaw, Ronda Locke, Andrew Hamilton.

BETTER GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION TO MODERATE HOTLY CONTESTED 1ST WARD DEBATE

Candidates for alderman in Chicago’s 1st Ward candidate will answer questions at a 7 p.m. Jan. 29 debate in the Wells Community Academy High School auditorium, 936 W. Ashland Ave.

The forum is moderated by Alden Loury, senior policy analyst of the Better Government Association, and organized by a coalition of West Town community organizations. The format will include questions submitted by residents. Send yours here.

All four candidates in the ward confirm they will attend:

  • Proco “Joe” Moreno - Incumbent appointed by Mayor Richard M. Daley in 2010 and elected in 2011 Chicago municipal election.
  • Anne Shaw – Lawyer active in public safety issues, former Cook County Board of Ethics commissioner.
  • Andrew Hamilton – 1st Ward resident, consumer and victim’s rights lawyer.
  • Ronda Locke – Former 1st Ward staffer serving on local school council and park advisory council.

The event is sponsored by Chicago Grand Neighbors Association, East Village Association, Ukrainian Village Neighborhood Association and West Town Neighbors Association.

Doors open at 6:30pm. Debate will start at 7pm and conclude by 8:30pm.

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