There is no shortage of candidates seeking seats on the Historic Highland Park Neighborhood Council in this year's election, as 29 local stakeholders will seek 14 at-large director chairs.
This year's election will also see races for President and Second Vice-President.
Those planning to vote can start sorting out who's who on Tuesday, Oct 2 at a HHPNC candidates forum hosted at Benjamin Franklin High School.
In order to run for neighborhood council, candidates must be able to stake a legitimate claim to Highland Park by proving that they either live, work or own property in the neighborhood and those who declare a stake in the neighborhood, and affirm the factual basis for that stake.
Elections will be held on Saturday, Oct. 13 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Highland Park Recreation Center.
Patch Asks: What questions should this year's candidates be required to answer on Tuesday? What are the most pressing issues facing Highland Park?
Update: This article was updated to reflect the broader definitation of neighborhood council stakeholder.