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In Evanston election news ...

Coming up as we head toward Evanston's mayoral primary and aldermanic primaries in some wards on February 23, 2021.

Community Alliance for Better Government Zoom Conference on shaping equitable and robust democracy in Evanston

Friday, January 8 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, January 9 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m:

The folks at Community Alliance for Better Government will hold a Zoom conference during which residents will participate in shaping a platform for a robust and equitable Evanston democracy and learn how to get involved in supporting aldermanic and mayoral candidates who walk the progressive talk.

The conference will focus on developing the people’s platform to define what Government Transparency and Accountability should be in Evanston, including:

• Robust resident participation in government decision making

• Racial equity

• Holding elected officials accountable

• Organizing to “Get Out the Vote” for Aldermen, Mayor and City Clerk

To RSVP, email Gail at

Alliance for Better Government is a grassroots organization co-founded by Gail Schechter, Rick Marsh, and Oliver Ruff.


Daniel Biss holds first in a series of Town Hall meetings

At 6 p.m. on Monday, January 11, mayoral candidate Daniel Biss' campaign will hold a Zoom Town Hall--the first in a series of virtual gatherings to provide space for residents to ask Biss questions and hear his plans for Evanston.

Biss is a former state senator and community organizer.

To register, click here.

If you are running for office in Evanston and have upcoming events scheduled, email with information.

Election Day is April 6, 2021.

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