Raleigh Candidate Guide Available from League of Women Voters

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Raleigh Candidate Guide Available from League of Women Voters

RALEIGH, NC, September 24, 2017 - The League of Women Voters of Wake County has produced a nonpartisan guide with information about the candidates seeking election to the Raleigh city council. The guide includes each candidate’s views on the major issues facing Raleigh, what the candidate hopes to accomplish if elected, a description of qualifications, and biographical information. The Raleigh Candidate Guide is available at  https://www.lwvwake.org/candidate-guides/.

Additionally, the League will host a candidate forum for the City of Raleigh elections September 28th at 7:00pm at the Avent Ferry United Methodist Church. 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 Raleigh is October 10th. Early voting began 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