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Forum For 40th Ward Alderman Candidates, Postponed By Cold, Rescheduled For Friday

The Waldorf School's doors open at 5:30 p.m. with the forum set to start at 6 p.m.

Left to right: Andre Vasquez, Maggie O'Keefe, Ald. Pat O'Connor (40th), Diane Daleiden and Ugo Okere are running for 40th Ward alderman.
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ANDERSONVILLE — A 40th Ward aldermanic forum, postponed because of the polar vortex, has been rescheduled for Friday night at the Waldorf School.

The school’s doors open at 5:30 p.m. with the forum set to start at 6 p.m. The school is located at 5200 N. Ashland Ave. and people are being asked to enter using the doors on the west side of the building.

Ald. Pat O’Connor (40th) is defending his City Council seat against Dianne Daleiden, Maggie O’Keefe, Ugo Okere and Andre Vasquez.

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All five candidates have confirmed they’ll attend the forum on Friday.

The forum was originally scheduled for last week Tuesday but rescheduled for this Friday because of last week’s brutal cold.

The 40th Ward forum is being co-organized by the League of Women Voters of Chicago, Bowman Community Organization, Mikva Challenge, Heart of Lincoln Square Neighbors Association and the Andersonville South Neighborhood Association. 

The forum will be live streamed on the Andersonville South Neighborhood Organization’s Facebook page, according to Mia Furlong, one of the forum’s organizers.