WCHL OC Sheriff's Run-Off Election Forum


Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm


AM 1360 or 97.9FM

Sierra Club County Commissioner Forum

 The last day to register to vote for the primary in May is April 11th. (An official ID is not required until 2016).  Last week the Democratic Women had a forum for candidates who are registered Democrats. Tonight the Sierra Club will have a forum for all candidates for County Commissioner. Candidates for Orange County Commissioner will respond to questions posed by the Orange-Chatham Group. Members of the public are encouraged to attend and will be asked to submit questions for the moderator to choose from at the end.

Where: Board Chambers, Carrboro Town Hall (301 W Main St.; see for directions)
When: Tomorrow (Wednesday), March 26, 7-9 p.m.

We hope to see you there!

LWV Educational Forum on Redistricting

"IT'S YOUR FUTURE: Will YOU Choose Your Representative Or Will THEY Choose You?"

An LWVODC Educational Forum on Redistricting in NC

Saturday, June 18th., 10 a.m. to noon, Extraordinary Ventures, 200 South Elliott Road, Chapel Hill


LWV Position on Redistricting and Redistricting Reform
- Gay Eddy, Moderator, LWVODC

The Troubled History of Redistricting in NC
- Bill Gilkeson, former (1985-2010) Staff Attorney at the NC General Assembly

NC's Redistricting Process and Its Status in the General Assembly
- Jane Pinsky, Director, The NC Coalition for Lobbying and Government Reform

Review of the Current Congressional /Legislative Maps and Where the New Lines Should Be Drawn

- Jessica Holmes, Redistricting Organizer, Southern Coalition for Social Justice

Review and Status of Redistricting Reform Legislation in the NC General Assembly

- Jane Pinsky, Director, The NC Coalition for Lobbying and Government Reform

The Pros and Cons of Redistricting Reform
- Bob Phillips, Ex. Director, NC Common Cause

Question and Answer Session

This forum is open to the public and is supported by a grant from the LWVNC Citizen Education Foundation. 


Saturday, June 18, 2011 - 10:00am to 12:00pm


Extraordinary Ventures, 200 South Elliott Road, Chapel Hill

PTA and League of Women Voters OC Commissioner Live-Blog

Yup, I will be live-blogging yet another OC Commish forum for you guys! The forum is Wednesday April 14 in the Chapel Hill Council Chambers.

My coverage will be right here starting at 7pm. If you don't particularly want to go to the forum OR read my live-blog (where I periodically diverge on rants about people asking me to type softer)--the forum will also be televised live on the government access, Time Warner channel 18.

Scheduled to attend so far are: Joal Hall Broun, Alice Gordon, Barry Jacobs, Earl McKee, Joe Phelps and Renee Price.

Live Blogging the Downtown Public Forum

The Town of Chapel Hill and the Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership are planning the process for the future of downtown Chapel Hill. The Downtown Public Forum is Thursday, April 8, at 8:30 a.m. and again at 4:30 p.m. The event will be held in the second floor Great Room at the Top of the Hill Restaurant. If you can't make either forum please open OP on your browser and tune into my coverage of the event. I will be in attendance at the morning forum.  



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