Effingham defeated Redwood City, California to advance to the Elite 8 round in City Hall Madness, a national city hall contest organized by Engaging Local Government Leaders. People vote online for their favorite city halls to advance them in the tournament bracket. Effingham is facing off against Peoria in the Elite 8 round.
Effingham has advanced three rounds in the tournament, all against much larger cities including Roanoke, VA, Haines City, FL, and Redwood City, CA. The winner of the tournament wins the Leslie Barbara Knope Greatest City Hall Award. The prize is based on the fictional character Leslie Knope, the enthusiastic local government employee from the show Parks and Recreation.
Voting is live now through Friday at 11:59 PM EST. Vote now HERE!