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Aledo Times Record - Aledo, IL
  • Watermark Women schedule forums/debates

  • Watermark Women of Mercer County will be hosting a series of three forums/debates. All seven county-wide candidates will be invited to these debates, along with the county board candidates pertinent to the location of the debate. County board candidates will not debate, but will have 3-5 minutes to make a statement.
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  • Watermark Women of Mercer County will be hosting a series of three forums/debates. All seven county-wide candidates will be invited to these debates, along with the county board candidates pertinent to the location of the debate. County board candidates will not debate, but will have 3-5 minutes to make a statement.
     
    The public is invited and asked to submit written questions to the moderators.
     
    The order of response will be determined by a coin toss.
     
    The debate locations are:
     
    September 9 at the Methodist Church in Preemption (Sheriff, Clerk, Treasurer, Districts 2 & 3 — Anseeuw, Sedwick, Sindelar, and Stone)
     
    September 30 at the Community Center in New Boston (Sheriff, Clerk, Treasurer, Districts 4 — Vann and Schroeder)
     
    October 13 at the Mercer County High School in Aledo (Sheriff, Clerk, Treasurer, Districts 1 & 5 — Jones, Anderson, Bieri, and Haines)
     
    The proposed schedule for each debate is as follows:
     
    6-6:30 Public submits questions for debate
    6:30-6:45 Moderators examine questions
    6:45-7:00 Opening remarks
    7:00-7:20 County board candidates speak (no debate; each will have 3-5 minutes)
    7:20-7:40 County Clerk debate
    7:40-8:10 Treasurer debate
    8:10-9:00 Sheriff debate

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