Thursday, August 06, 2009

Central Library to Host Birmingham City Council and School Board Candidate Forums

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The NAACP Birmingham-Metro Chapter in collaboration with the League of Women Voters of Greater Birmingham have agreed to head up this massive undertaking, arranging for over 60 candidates to get their message out. Natalie Davis, Birmingham Southern political science professor and political commentator, will moderate the first night; Virginia Randolph, past president of the League of Women Voters of Greater Birmingham, will moderate the following nights.

Each candidate will have the opportunity to state why they are running, why they are the best candidate, and what they hope to accomplish if elected. As time allows, questions will be taken from the audience.

There will be a reception for candidates and constituents each evening at 5:30 p.m. at the library.

Details
Who: Birmingham City Council & School Board candidates
Where: Central Library, Arrington Auditorium on the 3rd floor of Linn-Henley
Dates and Times: Tuesday, August 11, City Council candidates, Districts 1-5
Wednesday, August 12, School Board candidates, all districts
Thursday, August 13, City Council candidates, Districs 6-9

There will be a grand reception on Thursday, August 13, at 8:00 p.m. in the Harambe Room, 1813 4th Avenue North.

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