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Get Your Political Questions Answered at These Public Events

The League of Women Voters is holding several events to answer your questions, including one in Moss Beach this Wednesday at a Midcoast Community Council meeting with six candidates running for the San Mateo County Harbor District.

Election season is heating up as we approach the six-week mark until the Nov. 6 election. The League of Women Voters of San Mateo County has scheduled a series of candidate forums and a couple of pro/con information sessions about California’s propositions.

A few of these events are on the Coast, starting with this Wednesday, Sept. 26, at the Midcoast Community Council meeting, featuring six candidates for the San Mateo County Harbor District. The public is encouraged to attend and ask questions.

All are free public meetings. For more information or transportation help to any of these events, contact Ellen Hope at ellenjhope@aol.com or (650) 839-8647.

 

CANDIDATE FORUMS

These non-partisan forums allow citizens to meet the candidates become familiar with the issues in the upcoming election. Written questions will be accepted from the audience. Check out our candidates' guide for more details on each candidate in the following races. 

 

Candidates Forum for San Mateo County Harbor District

Six candidates for San Mateo County Harbor District have been invited to this meeting to make a brief statement followed by a question and answer period. A representative from the League of Women Voters will moderate this session.

Co-sponsor: Midcoast Community Council

Date/Time:  Wed., 9/26, 7:15pm

Location: Seton Medical Center Coastside, Marine Boulevard & Etheldore, Moss Beach

 

San Mateo County Board of Supervisors and S.M.C. Board of Education

This forum is an opportunity for the public to hear and question the candidates running for these positions.

Co-sponsor: LWV North/Central San Mateo County

Date/Time:  Thurs, 10/4, 7:00pm

Location: San Mateo Library, 55 W. 3rd Ave., San Mateo

 

Board of Supervisors, District 4, and Cabrillo Unified School District Candidate Forum

Co-sponsor: Midcoast Community Council

Date/Time: Tues, 10/9, 7-9:15pm

Location: Harbor Vista Building, 504 Ave Alhambra, 3rd floor, El Granada

 

State Senate, District 13 and Assembly District 24

This forum is an opportunity for the public to hear and question the candidates.

Date/Time:  Wed, 10/17, 6:30 – 9:30pm

Location: Menlo Park City Council Chambers, 701 Laurel Street at Ravenswood Ave, Menlo Park

 

La Honda-Pescadero School District Candidate Forum

Co-sponsor: La Honda Educational Foundation

Date/Time: Thur, 10/18, 7-8:30pm

Location:  La Honda Elementary School Multipurpose Room, 450 Sears Ranch Road, La Honda

 

Half Moon Bay City Council Candidate Forum

Co-sponsor: Half Moon Bay Chamber of Commerce

Date/Time: Tues 10/30, 7-9 p.m.

Location: Ted Adcock Community Center, Half Moon Bay

At this City Council Candidates Forum, Kathy Tyson from the League of Women Voters will give cards to attendees to write out their questions for the four City Council candidates, John Muller, Marina Fraser, Harvey Rarback and John Ullom, who will each provide an opening statement. Those cards will be handed to the moderator. She will sort thru them so that she can formulate questions that will accurately reflect the cards without redundancy.

 

PROS AND CONS

League members will discuss the pros and cons of the State ballot measures in this November election. California's propositions are often notoriously confusing. Come hear a straightforward, unbiased presentation by League members.

 

Menlo Park, Menlo Park City Council Chambers, 701 Laurel St., Menlo Park

Date/Time:  Sat, 10/6, 11:00am

Co-sponsor: Menlo Park Public Library

 

San Mateo, Silicon Valley Foundation, 1300 S. El Camino Real

Date/Time: Tue, 10/16, 4-6:00pm

Co-sponsor: Silicon Valley Foundation

 

Portola Valley, The Sequoias, 501 Portola Road,

Date/Time:  Wed, 10/17, 7:00pm

 

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dana September 25, 2012 at 08:04 PM
Do we have any public forums for our Half Moon Bay City Council Candidates in town? We should

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