Metro-East News

Here’s your chance to meet the Democratic candidates for Illinois 12th and 13th districts

Brendan Kelly
Brendan Kelly

Action Metro East and Indivisible of Illinois District 12 will have a forum for Democratic candidates of the 12th district from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday at Jones Banquet Plaza, 9003 Saint Clair Ave., Fairview Heights. Candidates will respond to constituent submitted questions.

The candidates who will attend the forum are:

▪  David Bequette, entrepreneur and Marine veteran.

▪  Brendan Kelly, state’s attorney and Navy veteran.

▪  Chris Miller, community organizer, small business owner and teacher.

Free tickets are available online at

13th Congressional District forum at SIUE

Action Metro East and Southern Illinois University Edwardsville college democrats will have a forum with the Democratic candidates for the 13th District from 1-3 p.m. Sunday at the SIUE Meridian Ballroom. Constituents may submit questions for the forum online at

See the event Facebook page for further details.

Heidi Wiechert: 618-239-2500, @BND_HeidiW