Democratic candidates for Federal, Statewide, County, and local offices were invited by the Avon Township Democrats to participate in a public forum aimed at giving the residents of Avon Township a better idea of what each candidate stands for. The “Meet & Greet” forum was held at the American Legion Post 1170 in Round Lake Park on January 18, 2014. The moderator was Hal Sloan who is the Avon Township Democrats Chair.
Candidates who attended were:
Sheila Simon — for Comptroller of Illinois
Sam Yingling – for State Representative District 62
Janet Kilkelly — for Lake County Clerk
John Krempotic — for Lake County Sheriff
John Wylie — for Lake County Board Member District 6
Also in attendance was IL. Senator Melinda Bush and Terry Wilke from the Lake County Board.