MT. VERNON —- WMIX and The Greater Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce have partnered to bring you the 2019 Candidates Forum tonight at 6:30pm. Candidates whose races are contested were invited to the event and will be representing the city council and both school boards from Mt. Vernon City Schools District 80 as well as Mt. Vernon Township High School.
Executive Director with the chamber, Mike Beard says there are many positions that will be voted for on April 2nd, but locally, only 3 contested races.
The forum will be held at the Rolland W. Lewis Community Building at Mt. Vernon Veteran’s Park. Beard says this will be setup in the traditional, forum style.
There will be a meet and greet from 6 to the start of the event. Listen live on AM940 and 96.5FM, WMIX. For more information on the event contact the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce at 618-242-5725.