Meet the Local candidates

By: Diane Benjamin

Obviously Charlie Schlenker and WGLT can’t hold hold impartial campaign forums:

Another opportunity to get to know the candidates is below. Bloomington is electing Ward 1 for 2 years to replace Jamie Mathy. Wards 2 and 8 have no choices.


Ward 1: Jenna L Kearns

Ward 2: Donna Boelen

Ward 4:

Steven Nalefski

John Wyatt Danenberger

Ward 6:

Cody Hendricks

Jordan Baker

Ward 8: Kent Lee



3 open seats:

Kathleen Lorenz

Karyn Smith

Andy Byars

Stan Nord

Marc Tiritilli

Karl Sila

2023 Jan City Council Brunch

Saturday, January 14, 2023 at 09:30 AM


Candidates for area city councils are invited to share their platforms at this candidate forum.  Each candidate will be given a time to speak and then the floor will be open to questions from the audience.  Candidates are invited to contact Chairman Dennis Grundler for being slated to speak.  He can be reached at [email protected] or 217-299-7152.

Tickets must be purchased no later than Tuesday, January 10th.

4 thoughts on “Meet the Local candidates

  1. Public interest is low – turnout will be aprox 18% – watch for progressives to pick up seats at the city council level.


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