Join Cards Against Humanity, the Chicago New Leaders Council, Aldertrack, Chicago Votes, The Mikva Challenge Emerging Leaders Board, and Common Cause Illinois for a 2nd Ward Aldermanic candidates' debate the night before Early Voting begins.

An audience of small business owners, creative professionals, and early voters from Chicago's 2nd ward will submit questions to the candidates running for Alderman.

Our moderator will be WBEZ's Lauren Chooljian - you may know her from Morning Edition or the Nerdette Podcast.

The debate will be streamed on YouTube to an audience of thousands, where we'll take live followup questions from people watching at home.

The event starts at 6:00pm CST with a mixer, and the debate will start at 7:00pm CST. Tickets are limited and preference will be given to 2nd ward voters.

MEDIA INQUIRIES: Kitty Kurth at (312) 617-7288 or

Cards Against Humanity is an independent game company based in Chicago's 2nd ward. Cards Against Humanity is the best-reviewed, top-selling, and most-wished-for toy or game on Cards Against Humanity is a major benefactor of non-profits like the Wikimedia Foundation, the Sunlight Foundation, and

New Leaders Council (NLC) is a 501(c)(3) that works to recruit, train and promote the progressive political entrepreneurs of tomorrow - trendsetters, elected officials and civically-engaged leaders in business and industry who will shape the future landscape.

Common Cause Illinois is a nonpartisan watchdog group whose mission is to promote open, ethical, and accountable government at the local, state and national levels by educating and mobilizing the people of Illinois.

Aldertrack is a daily newsletter and a vast subscription news site that covers every aldermanic race and mayoral campaign in Chicago.

Chicago Votes believes that democracy works better when more people participate. Their volunteers are out registering voters, reminding people to vote and making sure everyone is informed about the upcoming election.

The Mikva Challenge Emerging Leaders Board is a group of professionals who champion youth voice and support youth development through civic engagement. Members of the Emerging Leaders Board leverage their skills and networks to create new opportunities for students and support the action civics programming of Mikva Challenge.




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1917 N Elston Ave, Chicago, IL 60642, USA

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