Candidates running for Kankakee city council in the February 26th Primary Election will square off in a political forum tonight at the Kankakee Pubic Library. In the first ward, incumbent democrat Gloria Kennedy is fighting off a challenge from Michael Prude. In the 2nd, democratic alderman Mike O’Brien is being opposed by Calvin Works. In the 6th, incumbent republican Dennis Baron is stepping down. That primary features two democrats and two republicans. The 6th ward forum begins at 5:30 followed by the 1st and 2nd ward forums at 6:45. It’s sponsored by the Kankakee chapter of the NAACP.