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40th District State Senate Candidates Forum


The Kankakee County Branch NAACP and the Kankakee Public Library hosted the 40th District State Senate Candidates Forum on Monday, February 24 in the 4th floor auditorium. Candidates included: Monica Gordon, Patrick Joyce and Marta Perales.

Each candidate is given a 3 minute opening statement and a two minute closing statement.

40th District Senate Candidates Forum

Every election season, the Kankakee NAACP hold candidate debates and forums to help voters learn about the candidates on their ballot. Attending or watching a candidate forum is one of the best ways to prepare for casting your ballot. As a core feature of U.S. politics, candidate debates help voters learn more about a candidate and his or her stance on key issues.