Candidate forum Tuesday for Quincy mayor and treasurer races

Posted: Mar. 15, 2013 6:16 pm Updated: Apr. 12, 2013 7:15 pm

Quincy residents will have a chance to hear from candidates for mayor and city treasurer at a forum this week.

The event, sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Adams County, will take place at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, in the Quincy University North Campus Auditorium, 18th and Seminary Road. The 18th Street doors will be open to the public at 6:30 p.m.

Mayoral candidates are incumbent John Spring and Republican challenger Kyle Moore. Treasurer candidates are incumbent Peggy Crim and Republican challenger Tom Ernst. They will respond to questions from a three member panel: Brian Borlas of Quincy University, Matt Hopf of The Quincy Herald-Whig, and Carol Sowers of KHQA. This will be followed by written questions submitted by members of the audience.

Iris Nelson, a board member and past president of the League of Women Voters, will serve as moderator.

The Quincy Herald-Whig will provide live video streaming of the forum at

The election will be on April 9.

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