Submit Questions Now for May 3rd IL 17th Congressional Debate

IL 17th Congress

Public Radio to carry Democrat debate for 17th District Candidates

Illinois Public radio stations, 89.9 FM (WCBU in Peoria) and 90.3 FM (WVIK in the Quad-Cities) will broadcast the Democratic candidates forum for the 17th Congressional District live from 7pm to 8:30pm on Tuesday, May 3, 2022.  It will also be streamed live on the stations’ websites. Live video will be on WCBU’s Facebook page.  The forum will also be broadcast live or later on other public radio stations in the 17th District.

The public can submit questions now at

Cheri Bustos, the current representative, decided to not run again.  The Illinois State Board of Elections lists six active democratic candidates.  They are Angie Normoyle and Eric Sorensen of Moline, Jonathan Klarer Logemann and Litesa Wallace of Rockford, Jacqueline McGowan of Palos Hills, and Marsha Williams of Channahon. 

The forum’s cosponsors and partners include public radio stations, local chapters of the League of Women Voters, and the NAACP.

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