WESTERLY — The League of Women Voters-South County will hold a “Meet the Candidates Night” for the November election. The forum for the Westerly Town Council candidates will be Thursday, Oct. 11, at 6:30 p.m. The forum for the Westerly School Committee candidates will be held Thursday, Oct. 18, at 6:30 p.m., followed by the forum for state House District 38, a contested seat, at 8 p.m. The forums will be held at Westerly Town Hall and will be broadcast and rebroadcast on Cox channel 18 & Verizon (Fios) Channel 29.
The biannual election year forums will provide an opportunity for Westerly voters to learn more about the candidates campaigning for offices in Westerly and representing Westerly in the state legislature. Each candidate will be given time for an opening and closing statement and an opportunity to answer as many questions as time allows.
The league encourages voters and other interested parties to become involved by submitting questions for the forums. Questions may be submitted until seven days before the date of the forum. Questions may be submitted anonymously via a Google Form linked to the League’s Facebook page at facebook.com/LWVRISC, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to LWVSC, P.O. Box 1636, Westerly, RI 02891-1636. For more information about the league, visit lwvri.org or email email@example.com.