Independent Coalition for Our Neighborhoods

Meet the Candidates – Springfield 2015 Election

Mayoral Candidates | City Council Candidates
Ward 1 | Ward 2 | Ward 3 | Ward 4 | Ward 5 | Ward 6 | Ward 7 | Wards 8, 9 & 10

Please join ICON in electing city officials who care about the inner city and older neighborhoods!

Springfield ICON invites you to a Citywide Public Aldermanic Forum on Monday, January 26, 6:30 to 9 pm at the Dove Center, St. John’s Hospital. ICON’s Forum provides an opportunity for Springfield residents and ICON members to get to know Candidates for the City of Springfield and to evaluate candidate positions on issues of importance to older neighborhoods.

A candidate report card will be published summarizing the positions of candidates. Candidate biographies, their vision for Springfield and links to candidate websites and other contact information is posted below in our Candidates section.

Please join ICON and your future Aldermen on Monday, January 26.

Read details of the ICON Candidate Forum on January 26, 2015…

Download Alderperson Voting Record… (PDF)

Download Candidate Voting Record… (PDF)

Click here to watch the full 2 hour video with the candidates’ comments…

You can make a difference – get educated, get involved – all it takes is 6 votes!



Other Election Resources

Citizen’s Club: A Discussion with Candidates for Mayor of Springfield

Friday, February 6, 2015, 8am, Hoogland Center for the Arts

Enos Park Neighborhood Improvement Association

Ward 5 Candidates – Tuesday, February 10, 7:30pm, Third Presbyterian Church, Bergen and N. Seventh

MacArthur Boulevard Association

Ward 7 Candidates – Thursday, February 12, 7:30am, American Red Cross, 1045 Outer Park Drive

Faith Coalition for the Common Good

Before the Primary:
Ward 2 Candidates Forum – February 9, 6-8pm at the Operating Engineers Union Hall, 3520 E. Cook St.
After the Primary:
Mayoral Candidates Forum – March 18, 6-8 pm, Lincoln Library


City of Springfield

City of Springfield Election 2015 Resource page…
Listing of candidates…



Mayoral Candidates

Jim Langfelder
Conversations with Candidates – Jim Langfelder…

Paul Palazzolo
Conversations with Candidates – Paul Palazzolo…



Candidates for City Council

Ward 1

Chuck Redpath
View Chuck Redpath’s Bio…

T. Ray McJunkins
View T. Ray McJunkins’s Bio…

Ward 2

Herman A. Senor
View Herman Senor’s bio…

Teresa Haley

Ward 3

Doris Turner
View Doris Turner’s Bio…

Ward 4

Scott McFarland

John N. Fulgenzi
View John Fulgenzi’s Bio…

Dave Varner

Ward 5

Sam Cahnman
View Sam Cahnman’s Bio…

Andrew Proctor
View Andrew Proctor’s Bio…

Dominic Watson

Ward 6

Cory Jobe

Ward 7

Michael Higgins

Joe McMenamin
View Joe McMenamin’s Bio…

Sarah Jane (Delano) Pavlik

Ward 8

Ernest “Ernie” Slottag

Kristofer “Kris” Theilen

Ward 9

James “Jim” Donelan
View Jim Donelan’s Bio…

Tony Smarjesse

Ward 10

Philip E. Chiles

Ralph Hanauer