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How to Watch the 2018 Race for Illinois Governor Forum Live

The hour-long forum, broadcast from NBC Tower, begins at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 20, and will be moderated by NBC 5 Political Editor Carol Marin

NOTE: NBC Chicago will offer a live stream with complete coverage of the forum beginning at 6 p.m. CT Thursday right here, as well as extended digital coverage with the candidates following the on-air broadcast. 

The first televised forum of the 2018 race for Illinois governor is almost here - and there are plenty of ways to watch it. 

The hour-long forum will be broadcast live from NBC Tower beginning at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 20.

NBC 5 Political Editor Carol Marin will moderate the roundtable conversation, with reporters Mary Ann Ahern and Karla Leal taking questions from the audience.

The entire event will be broadcast live on NBC 5, on NBCChicago.com and on the NBC Chicago app. It will also be subtitled live in Spanish on Telemundo Chicago, TelemundoChicago.com and on the Telemundo Chicago app.

After the forum, the candidates will participate in a Q&A session that will be streamed exclusively on the NBC 5 and Telemundo Chicago digital platforms.

Both stations previously hosted the first forum of the Democratic candidates for governor ahead of the March primary, as well as a 2014 forum of Republican candidates for Illinois governor and the award-winning Chicago Mayoral Debate in 2015.

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