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Election 2021 - WGLT Voter Guide

Election 2021 - WGLT Voter Guide

WGLT is committed to helping you become an informed voter ahead of the April 6 local election.

How To Vote

Bloomington Mayoral Candidates

Current Mayor Tari Renner is not seeking a third term.

Here is some of our coverage of the race:

You can watch WGLT's Bloomington mayoral candidates forum below, or read our recap.

Normal Mayoral Candidates

This is a rematch of the 2017 mayoral election.

Here is some of our coverage of the race:

You can watch WGLT's Normal mayoral candidates forum below, or read our recap.

Bloomington City Council

You can use the city’s map to find out in which ward you live.

Ward 1

Ward 3

Ward 5

Ward 7

Ward 9

Here is our coverage of these races:

Normal Town Council

Voters will select three candidates for at-large (townside) seats on the council.

Here is our coverage of these races:

Unit 5 School Board

There are three seats up for election. You can look up your congressional township on the McLean County GIS website.

24N-2E (one seat)

23N-2E (up to two seats)

24N-3E (up to two seats)

District 87 School Board

There are four seats up for election.

  • Brigette Beasley Gibson (i)
  • Chuck Irwin (i)
  • Elizabeth Fox Anvick (i)
  • Fitzgerald Samedy
  • Jon Reed

Heartland Community College Board

WGLT will host a forum for board candidates from 6-7 p.m. Thursday, March 18. You can watch live on WGLT's Facebook page or listen to the recorded version at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 23, on 89.1 FM.

You're encouraged to submit your questions for the candidates, which we may ask during the forum.

Candidates for the two 6-year terms:

  • Joshua Crockett (Bloomington)
  • Rebecca L. Ropp (Normal)
  • Catrina Parker (Bloomington)
  • Jodie Slothower (Normal)
  • Cynthia Pulley (Downs)

And candidates for the one 2-year slot, filling the reminder of Gregg Chadwick's term:

  • Cecelia Long (Bloomington)
  • Jim Drew (Lincoln)