Darlene T. Allen 8th Day Interview – Marquette City Commissioners Candidate Forum July 25th and LWV Progress in Marquette County

Filed under: The 8th Day |
League of Women Voters Marquette City Commissioners Candidate Forum July 25th

League of Women Voters Marquette City Commissioners Candidate Forum July 25th

Marquette, Michigan – Darlene Allen talked to Todd Pazz on the 8th Day Radio show about the July 25th Marquette City Commission Forum, the August 7th Primary, the League of Women Voters progress re-establishing a unit in Marquette County after being mentored by Delta County LWV, the November mid-term elections, and the value of their non-partison voters guide, including vote411.org. Additional topics the League of Women Voters Observer Corps, their newsletter, outreach, and efforts to have a printed version of the their voters guide available for the November Mid-Term Elections.

Listen:

News Release:

A Candidate Forum for the Marquette City Commission will be held on Wednesday, July 25th from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Marquette City Commission Chambers at the Marquette City Offices, 300 W. Baraga Ave, Marquette. The eight candidates running for the two open seats on the Marquette City Commission have been invited: Aaron Andres, Margaret Brumm, Jenn Hill, Matthew Luttenberger, Brian E. Miller, Mike Plourde, Jermey Ottaway and Jenna Smith.

League of Women Voters Marquette City Commissioners Candidate Forum July 25th 630p

League of Women Voters Marquette City Commissioners Candidate Forum July 25th 630p

Marquette City voters will have the opportunity to vote for their top two choices for the Marquette City Commission at the primary election on August 7th. The four candidates who receive the most votes will advance to the general election on November 6th.

The forum is sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Delta County, Marquette County Unit. The forum will include opening statements, audience questions and closing statements. The moderator for the evening will be a League member. The public is invited to attend the forum and written audience questions will be collected and as time allows asked by the moderator during the forum. The forum will be live streamed to the local League Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/LWVDeltaCountyMarquetteCountyUnit/ and will be video taped and posted on the website page http://lwvdeltacounty.org.

The League of Women Voters also provides a free, non-partisan, online voter guide at www.Vote411.org to assist Marquette County voters in making informed decisions when voting. At Vote411.org, Marquette County voters can view their ballot, read and compare candidate responses to questions on relevant issues and see the language for their local proposals. Vote411.org also helps voters find their polling place and read tips about voting in Michigan. The primary election is August 7th with the polls open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

League of Women Voters Vote411 Poster

League of Women Voters Vote411 Poster

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization that encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. The League never supports or opposes political parties or candidates. The local League welcomes new members. Membership is open to anyone who is 16 years of age or older. For more information contact Darlene T. Allen at 906-225-9103 or visit the website at http://lwvdeltacounty.org. And don’t forget to vote!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

eleven + 10 =