Archive for Sunday, October 3, 2010

Coalition hosts forums to educate voters

October 3, 2010


The Voter Education Coalition is sponsoring two nights of candidate forums in preparation for the Nov. 2 elections.

The first night — Wednesdayat City Hall — will feature candidates for local Kansas House seats. The schedule is as follows:

• 6:30 p.m.: Candidates for the 45th District — Rep. Tom Sloan (R) and Linda Robinson (D) — and for the 10th District — Rep. Tony Brown (D) and Terri Lois Gregory (R).

• 7:45 p.m.: Candidates for the 38th District — Rep. Anthony Brown (R) and Roberta Eveslage (D) — and for the 53 District — Rep. Ann Mah (D) and L.W. Abney (R).

The second night — Oct. 11 at City Hall — will feature candidates for the Douglas County Commission, the local Kansas State Board of Education, and discussion about the Lawrence Public Library bond vote. The schedule is as follows:

• 6:30 p.m.: County Commission candidates Mike Gaughan (D) and Arch Naramore (R).

• 7 p.m.: State Board of Education 1st District candidates Janet Waugh and Willie Dove.

• 7:30 p.m.: Library bond vote.

Audience members will be able to ask questions at all of the forums, which will be recorded and replayed on Sunflower Channel 6 and also on


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