How To Vote
WCBU hosted a forum Jan. 21 featuring the candidates running for Peoria mayor in the primary. This virtual event was co-sponsored by WCBU, the League of Women Voters of Greater Peoria, and the Peoria Public Library. You can watch the Jan. 21 forum on YouTube below or read our recap story.
Peoria Mayoral Candidates
These candidates advanced through a five-way primary to make the April 6 general election ballot:
Learn about their three biggest priorities if elected.
Peoria City Council Candidates
Find out which district you live in. You can also find candidate surveys below, conducted by the League of Women Voters Peoria County.
1st District City Council (Surveys)
- Denise Jackson
- Denise Moore
2nd District City Council (Surveys)
- Peter Kobak
- Charles V. Grayeb
3rd District City Council (Surveys)
- Gale Thetford
- Timothy Riggenbach
4th District City Council (Surveys)
- Andre W. Allen
- Stephen A. Kouri
5th District City Council (Surveys)
- Ryan Hite
- Denis Cyr
Peoria Public Schools Board
#3 or Northern District
#2 or Central District
- Lynne Costic (i) - unopposed
WCBU is also following several other races in the Tri-County area. See our most recent coverage in the stories below.
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