e McLean County League of Women Voters 2014-2015 Calendar
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Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Close of Registration for the Consolidated Primary Election

The Consolidated Primary Election, February 24, 2015, in Ward 4 (Bloomington) only, precincts 1, 9, 22, 24, 27 and 28. Two candidates will advance to the Consolidated Election.

Thursday, January 29, 2015
7:00 p.m.

Normal Public Library
206 W College Ave, Normal
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Government, Taxes, and Economic Development: Are We Getting Our Money’s Worth?

Panelists are:
Dr. Frank Beck, Associate Professor Sociology, ISU
Mark Peterson, City Manager, Town of Normal
Mike O’Grady, Bloomington-Normal Economic Development Council .

Monday, February 9, 2015

Early Voting begins for Consolidated Primary Election

The Consolidated Primary Election, February 24, 2015, in Ward 4 (Bloomington) only, precincts 1, 9, 22, 24, 27 and 28. Two candidates will advance to the Consolidated Election.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
5:30 p.m.

A. Renée
306 N. Center St., Bloomington
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Drinks & Dialogue
Affordable Housing in Bloomington/Normal

Laura Furlong, CEO of Marcfirst, will facilitate this Drinks and Dialogue discussion. The format is an informal gathering for 1 hour. Socializing begins at 5:30, and the "dialogue" starts at 6:00 p.m. (Everyone pays for their own refreshments.)

Tuesday, February 17, 2015
6:00 p.m.

To be Broadcast Live on WGLT that evening and rebroadcast on at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 18.

Candidate Forum - Bloomington Ward 4 Primary

This highly contested primary forum will be moderated by Mike McCurdy as five candidates (Amelia Buragas, Jeremy Kelly, Chip Frank, Dan Metz - write-in - and Ron Schultz) vie to replace Ward 4 Alderman Judy Stearns who is stepping down.

The Ward 4 Primary will be held on Tuesday, February 24, with early voting beginning on Monday, February 9. Two candidates will advance to the Consolidated Election on April 7. Residents of Bloomington Ward 4 belong to precincts 1, 9, 22, 24, 27 and 28.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015
7:00 p.m.

Normal Public Library
206 W College Ave, Normal
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Californians Would Be Jealous: Water in McLean County

Report from Water Resources Study Committee

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Tuesday, February 24, 2015

LOOK for mailed notices regarding polling place assignments for the primary election.

Consolidated Primary Election for City Council

The Consolidated Primary Election, February 24, 2015, in Ward 4 (Bloomington) only, precincts 1, 9, 22, 24, 27 and 28. Two candidates will advance to the Consolidated Election.

Saturday, March 7, 2015
9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Uptown Normal Marriott
201 Broadway, Normal
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Annual International Women's Day Breakfast
Co-sponsored with the Soroptimist International Bloomington-Normal

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
7:00 p.m.

Normal Council Chamber
11 Uptown Circle
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Candidate Forum - Normal Town Trustees

Three trustees will be elected for four-year terms to expire in 2019. Normal trustees serve at-large and do not represent a particular geographic area of the town.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
7:00 p.m.

Osborn Room, Bloomington Police Department
305 South East Street, Bloomington
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Candidate Forum - Bloomington Aldermen

In 2015 Bloomington’s even-numbered wards (2, 4, 6, and 8) are up for election on the April 7 ballot. Only Ward 4 has a primary this year.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Consolidated Election

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
7:00 p.m.

Normal Theater
209 W North Street, Normal
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Showing of the film "Documented"

Co-Sponsored with the Immigration Project

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Tuesday, May 26, 2015
7:00 p.m.

Government Center
115 E. Washington St., Bloomington
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Annual Meeting

Election of Officers, Adoption of Programs, Budget Report, Committee Reports.