Learn how to run for office at League of Women Voters webinar Sept. 1

Updated 8/27/2020 2:52 PM

The League of Women Voters Roselle/Bloomingdale and the Roselle Public Library District will present a webinar titled, "Don't Just Run ... WIN" from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1.

The webinar is specifically geared for people who are considering running for office and those who want to learn more about what is involved in running a campaign.


Explore the basics of becoming a candidate and learn some of the requirements of filing petitions, campaign finance reporting, and more.

The event will begin with a basic presentation on candidacy by the League's Diana Hoke, followed by a deeper dive on some of the legal ramifications of running presented by Maryam Judar of Citizens Advocacy Center. Former elected Roselle Village Board trustees Diana Eckert and Barbara Hochstadt will share their insights on running for local office and their reasons for doing so. Finally, they will be fielding questions from the audience via Chat.

This League community event is free and open to the public. To register, go to bit.ly/3kjjwWF or visit Rosellepld.org to register and receive the program link via email.

For more information about the League's events and monthly meetings, contact Roberta Borrino at (630) 283-2894.

Formed in 2012, the League of Women Voters of Roselle/Bloomingdale provides information on topics that impact our local, state and federal government.

The League works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. Celebrating 100 years of experience and having grown to more than 800 local and state affiliations, the League is one of America's most trusted grass-roots organizations. The League does not support, endorse or oppose political candidates. Membership in the League is open to men and women, 16 or older.

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For more information or to become a member of the League of Women Voters of Roselle/Bloomingdale, visit www.lwvrb.org or contact Roberta Borrino at (630) 283-2894. And don't forget to 'like' the League at www.facebook.com/lwvrb.

For more information on the League of Women Voters of the United States, visit lwv.org, or the League of Women Voters of Illinois, visit lwvil.org.

The Roselle Public Library District serves Roselle and parts of Schaumburg, Medinah, Keeneyville, and Bloomingdale. More information about the Library is available at rosellepld.org.

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