League of Women Voters to Sponsor Candidate Forums in Cary and Raleigh

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

League of Women Voters to Sponsor Candidate Forums in Cary and Raleigh

RALEIGH, NC, August 25, 2017 - The League of Women Voters of Wake County is dedicated to encouraging Wake County residents to vote in the upcoming municipal elections. This September the League will sponsor candidate forums for both the Raleigh and the Cary municipal elections.

The candidate forum for Town of Cary elections is September 21st at 7:00pm at downtown Cary’s Mayton Inn. This candidate forum is cosponsored by the League of Women Voters of Wake County, Cary Women's Club, Heart of Cary, WakeUp Wake County, and Delta Sigma Theta Alumnae.

The candidate forum for City of Raleigh elections is September 28th at 7:00pm at the Avent Ferry Methodist Church in Raleigh. This candidate forum is cosponsored by the League of Women Voters of Wake County, WakeUp Wake County, and Delta Sigma Theta Alumnae.

Election day for both Raleigh and Cary is October 10th. Early voting begins September 21st at the Wake County Board of Elections and begins at several additional locations on October 4th. If necessary, any run-off elections are November 7th. (Election day for all other municipalities in Wake County is November 7th.) Consult the Wake County Board of Elections for changes or updates.

The League of Women Voters of Wake County is a grassroots nonpartisan political organization working to encourage active participation in government, increase understanding of major public policy issues and influence public policy through education and advocacy. The League of Women Voters does not endorse or oppose political parties or candidates for office. Learn more at www.lwvwake.org.

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Media Contacts:

Marian Lewin, President

League of Women Voters of Wake County

marianlewin@gmail.com

or

Dianna Wynn, Communications Coordinator

League of Women Voters of Wake County

diannawynn@gmail.com

919-271-4455

www.lwvwake.org

Facebook: @LWVofWake

Twitter: @LWVofWake