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
for sheriff, supervisor of elections, city commission seats 1 and 2,
county commission seats for district 2 and at large, superintendent of
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or Linda Davis email@example.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 ScheduleTuesday, July 5 - Leon County Clerk of CourtWednesday, July 6 - Leon County SheriffThursday, July 7 - Leon School SuperintendentFriday, July 8 - Leon County Property AppraiserMonday, July 11 - Leon County Supervisor of ElectionsTuesday, July 12 - Leon County Commission Seat TwoWednesday, July 13 - Leon County Commission At Large OneThursday, July 14 - Leon County School Board District TwoFriday, July 15 - Leon County School Board District FourMonday, July 18 - Tallahassee City Commission Seat OneTuesday, July 19 - Tallahassee City Commission Seat TwoWednesday, July 20 - Congressional Seat TwoThursday, July 21 - Congressional Seat FiveFriday, July 22 - Second Judicial Circuit State AttorneyMonday, July 25 - Second Judicial Circuit Public DefenderTuesday, July 26 - Florida House District EightWednesday, July 27 - Florida House District NinePlease
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 firstname.lastname@example.org .
Upcoming Election Dates
Primary: Tuesday, August 30
General Election: Tuesday, November 8
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