Metro-East News

East St. Louis church to have primary candidate forum

The Macedonia Baptist Church in East St. Louis has scheduled a candidate forum for early March.

Among the candidates scheduled to attend are:

  • Chris Belt, a Cahokia Democrat running for the 57th state Senate seat

  • Tanya Hildenbrand, a Belleville Republican running for the 57th state Senate seat

  • State Rep. LaToya Greenwood, D-East St. Louis, who is running for re-election in the 114th state House district

  • Democratic candidate for governor Tio Hardiman, of Chicago.

The forum is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 3. The church is located at 10 S. N.E. Owens Place at the corner of 14th Street and Broadway.