The Race for Chicago Mayor: The People's Forum

CHICAGO (WLS) -- ABC7 Chicago, in partnership with League of Women Voters Chicago and Univision Chicago will broadcast a community focused mayoral forum live Wednesday, March 20 at 6 p.m.

ABC 7, Chicago's most watched television station and the premier broadcaster of countless local debates for more than two decades, will showcase LIVE, The Race for Chicago Mayor: The People's Forum, Wednesday, March 20 at 6 PM at the ABC 7 Studios.

ABC 7 Eyewitness News' Anchors Alan Krashesky and Cheryl Burton will lead the hour-long, commercial free forum. Candidates Toni Preckwinkle and Lori Lightfoot will square off answering questions from ABC 7 Political Reporter Craig Wall and Univision Chicago Anchor Erika Maldonado, along with important community groups who will comprise the audience.

The Race for Chicago Mayor: The People's Forum will be rebroadcast the same day at 7 PM on WCIU-TV and will also be streamed on, the ABC 7 Chicago Facebook page and news app. Univision Chicago, WGBO-TV, will stream the forum live on their app and will broadcast it on Friday, March 22 at 6 PM.

According to John Idler, President and General Manager, ABC 7 Chicago, "This forum will be an opportunity for all Chicagoans to hear how our next mayor plans to solve some of the challenges facing our city, and to learn from the candidates, about the opportunities that will drive our future growth."

Over the next two weeks, you can also watch in-depth interviews with each candidate on Newsviews, which airs on weekend mornings on ABC7 Eyewitness News.
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