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Southwest Side City Council Candidates Will Debate At Curie High School Next Week

The forum will feature Ald. Anabel Abarca and challengers in the 12th, 13th, 14th and 15th ward races. Block Club's Madison Savedra will moderate.

City Council candidates (clockwise from top left), Ald. Anabel Abarca (12th), Julia Ramirez, Paul Bruton, Gloria Williams, Vicko Alvarez and Jeylu Gutiérrez.
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ARCHER HEIGHTS — A slate of Southwest Side aldermanic hopefuls will discuss the area’s most pressing issues at a public forum Thursday.

The forum is 7-9 p.m. Jan. 26 at Curie High School Auditorium, 4959 S. Archer Ave. and is hosted by community nonprofit The Southwest Collective.

Candidates vying for City Council seats in the 12th, 13th, 14th and 15th wards are scheduled to attend:

The forum is hosted by Block Club’s Madison Savedra, who covers Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards and other Southwest Side neighborhoods.

Questions for candidates can be submitted in advance here. Parts of the forum will be bilingual in English and Spanish.

Not sure which ward you live in? You can look that up here and find your polling place here.

The election is Feb. 28.

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