Friday, October 19, 2012
"Ready, Set, Vote!" Fall Forums: Saturday, October 27
The League of Women Voters of Plainfield is pleased to present our fall program,"Ready, Set, Vote!" at Plainfield High School, located at 950 Park Avenue on Saturday, October 27th.
We will begin with a nuts-and-bolts presentation focusing on how to find your polling station, what to do if challenged, how to use the machine, understanding the sample ballot, and more. This portion of the program is scheduled for 10:00 -11:30 a.m.
The voter education program will be followed by the candidate forums for Plainfield's Charter Study Commission candidates, the Board of Education candidates, and the Plainfield City Council candidates.
10:00 - 11:30 am "Ready, Set, Vote!": LWV-Plainfield presentation on voter education. This is especially important for new voters!
12:00 -1:00 p.m. Charter Study Commission: There will be a short discussion of the public question on studying the City's Charter, and then brief opening statements from each of the seven candidates for the five seats, and their answers to two questions asked by the LWV-Plainfield.
1:15 - 2:45 p.m. Board of Education: The Board of Education candidates will provide opening statements, followed by questions from the audience (submitted on cards), and closing statements.
3:00 - 5:00 p.m. City Council: The City Council candidates will provide opening statements, responses to questions from the audience, and closing statements.