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LWVs will host Summit County Candidates Forum Oct. 6

Published: October 2, 2016 12:00 AM
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Akron - The Leagues of Women Voters of the Akron Area, Hudson and Tallmadge will jointly present a Candidates Forum for Summit County residents Oct. 6 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Cuyahoga Falls High School, 2300 Fourth St., Cuyahoga Falls. The forum will cover all open positions on the ballot for the Nov. 8 General Election.

This event is co-sponsored by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and the Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics at The University of Akron.

The evening will feature three parts: first the opportunity to meet the eight judicial candidates in an informal small group setting;second will be a similar format for the 15 Summit County Council candidates;and finally a traditional panel session with the candidates for the Executive Offices.

Before the panel, the state representative (34th, 35th, 36th, 38th districts) and state senator (28th district) candidates will speak for three minutes each.

The Executive Offices that will be on the ballot include: County-at-large Candidates (four), Candidates for County Engineer (unopposed), Sheriff (unopposed), Prosecutor (two) and Clerks of Courts (two), Fiscal Officer (two), and County Executive (two).

Email lwvaa@lwvaa.org with any questions. The League, a non-partisan national grassroots organization, is committed to providing complete and impartial information to voters.

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