The League of Women of Voters of Concord-Carlisle (LWVCC) will host a Concord Candidates’ Forum on Sunday, March 3, 2013, from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. in the Willard School Auditorium, 185 Powder Mill Road, Concord. Snow date is Tuesday, March 5, 7:30 p.m.
The League has invited all candidates running for office in the March 19 Town Election to participate in the forum: Town Moderator candidate Eric Van Loon (1-year term); Board of Selectmen candidates Alice Kaufman and Carmin Reiss (2 seats, 3-year terms); School Committee candidates Lisa Bergen, Johanna Boynton, Cynthia Rainey and Kathi Snook (2 seats, 3-year terms); and Housing Authority candidate Dennon Rodrigue (5-year term). Mr. Van Loon and Ms. Reiss are running for reelection. The only contested races on the March 19 ballot are for the two School Committee seats.
At the March 3 forum, candidates will answer questions from the League of Women Voters and audience members. Nancy Carapezza of the Wayland LWV will moderate the forum. This program is free and open to the public. The LWVCC urges all Concord residents to attend.
Voters may email questions for the candidates to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 1.
The League plans to record the forum for later broadcast on CCTV local cable Channel 8 and for viewing as Video on Demand at www.concordtv.org.
For more information on the Candidates’ Forum, email VoterService@lwvcc.org, or call 978-254-1598.
Voters must be registered by Wednesday, February 27, in order to vote in Concord’s March 19 Town Election.
The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan, issues-oriented organization of women and men. The League encourages informed and active participation in government. LWVCC does not support or oppose any political party or candidate. Membership is open to all. Visit LWVCC at www.lwvcc.org.