Save the Dates!

WHAT:
Candidate forums for local offices sponsored by LWVT's Local Government Study and Action Group

WHEN:
Wednesday, July 27,  5:30 p.m. and Thursday, July 28, 5:30 p.m.

WHERE:
City Commission Chambers, City Hall, 300 S. Adams Street

WHO:
Candidates for sheriff, supervisor of elections, city commission seats 1 and 2, county commission seats for district 2 and at large, superintendent of schools
 
Because of the unusually large number of candidates running for local office this election season, it is necessary to limit the races. At this point, the races scheduled for July 27 are for Sheriff, Supervisor of Elections, and City Commission and the races for County Commission and Superintendent of Schools are scheduled for July 28.

Questions for the candidates will be solicited from the audience, but it is necessary to have a supply of questions ahead of time. If you have questions for candidates, please submit them to Joan Kanan joankanan03@yahoo.com or Linda Davis lgdavis75@gmail.com.

Join WFSU and host Tom Flanigan for the live, listener call-in program Perspectives. It's the perfect forum to discuss the issues that concern YOU!


For the 2016 election cycle, July will bring a focus on our local elections - what we are dubbing, "Political Perspectives."  Each of these episodes will be available to view on both 4fsu (channel 4 for Comcast subscribers - view TV schedules) and online at wfsu.org/perspectives.  Summer 2016's schedule includes the following conversations.



Political Perspectives Broadcast Schedule

Tuesday, July 5  -              Leon County Clerk of Court

Wednesday, July 6 -         Leon County Sheriff

Thursday, July 7 -             Leon School Superintendent

Friday, July 8 -                  Leon County Property Appraiser

Monday, July 11 -             Leon County Supervisor of Elections

Tuesday, July 12 -             Leon County Commission Seat Two

Wednesday, July 13 -       Leon County Commission At Large One

Thursday, July 14 -           Leon County School Board District Two

Friday, July 15 -                 Leon County School Board District Four

Monday, July 18 -             Tallahassee City Commission Seat One

Tuesday, July 19 -             Tallahassee City Commission Seat Two

Wednesday, July 20 -      Congressional Seat Two

Thursday, July 21 -           Congressional Seat Five

Friday, July 22 -                 Second Judicial Circuit State Attorney

Monday, July 25 -             Second Judicial Circuit Public Defender

Tuesday, July 26 -             Florida House District Eight

Wednesday, July 27 -       Florida House District Nine

Please join us by listening to the program every Thursday morning at 11, and by calling WFSU. The numbers are 850-414-1234, or 800-926-8809. You can also e-mail your questions and comments to perspectives@wfsu.org .

Upcoming Election Dates


Primary: Tuesday, August 30

General Election: Tuesday, November 8


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