The League of Women Voters of Connecticut (LWVCT) has announced that there will be a debate between Representative Jim Himes (D) and Candidate Harry Arora (R) for the 4th Congressional District on Sunday, October 21st. The event, free and open to the public, will be held from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., at the Clune Performing Arts Center at Wilton High School, 395 Danbury Road/Route 7 in Wilton CT. The debate will be moderated by Kay Maxwell, who has served as President of both the League of Women Voters of CT and of the League of Women Voters of the United States. She recently retired as Executive Director of the World Affairs Forum.
The debate will be sponsored by the Connecticut League of Women Voters, and co-sponsored by the Bridgeport LWV, the Darien LWV, the Greenwich LWV, the New Canaan LWV, the Norwalk LWV, the Redding LWV, the Ridgefield LWC, the Stamford LWV, the Weston LWV, and the Westport LWV.
It will be hosted by the Wilton LWV with support from the Wilton High School Model Congress.
Voter registration services will be available prior to the event.
Senate District 26, House Districts 125 and 143
Tuesday Oct. 16, 2018
Brubeck Room, Wilton Library
137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton CT
Please preregister at www.wiltonlibrary.org or call 203-762-6334 Wilton Library. Walk-ins will be accepted as space allows.
Here are some important guidelines for submitting questions via email:
• Anonymous emails will not be accepted. The sender must include his or her name. Only one question can be submitted per email.
• All questions should be applicable to all candidates and pertinent to state issues. Questions targeted at one specific candidate–for example, “Candidate Jane Doe, why did you vote for/against xyz?”–will not be accepted.
• All questions will be screened for legibility, duplication, and may be combined or condensed.
GOOD Morning Wilton has arranged to livestream the forum online. It can be viewed live in real time via the link at www.livecloudtv.com/2018WiltonCTElectionForum. In addition, the event will be recorded for re-broadcast on GOODMorningWilton.com and government access as available.
The LWV is a nonpartisan political organization that encourages informed and active participation in government. The League neither supports nor opposes any political party or candidate.
National Voter Registration Day—Voter Registration Drives with Wilton LWV September 25, 2018
It’s a national movement! Hundreds of organizations and businesses are partnering today to encourage voter participation. Register to vote or update your voter registration. Wilton League of Women Voters will hold two voter registration sessions, in cooperation with the Wilton Registrars of Voters. Visit us today at Panera at Walmart Plaza, 12- 3 pm or Wilton Library at 3pm-6 pm.