LWVLA Candidate Forums At UNM-LA Oct. 6-13


Continuing a tradition of voter education that began in 1920, the League of Women Voters of Los Alamos has scheduled two nonpartisan candidate forums, both of which will be held in the Lecture Room in Building 2 of UNM-Los Alamos.

The first is 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6. The public is invited to arrive at 6:30 p.m. for refreshments and to meet the candidates:

Dist. 43 House of Representatives:

  • Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard (D); and
  • Sharon Stover (R).

District Attorney in First Judicial District:

  • Yvonne M. Chicoine (R); and
  • Marco Peter Serna (D).

Probate Judge:

  • Abraham Dispennette (R); and
  • Anne Nobile (I).

In addition, Robert Gibson and John Horne will discuss the proposed County Charter amendment.

The AAUW is funding the taping of the forum by PAC-8 for later viewing.

The second forum is one week later at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13:

U.S. House of Representatives:

  • Rep. Ben R. Lujan (D); and
  • Michael H. Romero (R).

County Council:

  • Steven P. Girrens (R);
  • Peter T. Sheehey (D);
  • Chris Chandler (D);
  • Patrick Monroe Brenner (R);
  • Antonio L. Maggiore (D); and
  • Jaret J. McDonald (R).

County Clerk:

  • Naomi D. Maestas (R); and
  • Amy Woods (D)

Members of the Los Alamos High School Hilltalkers will assist in running the forums.

Don’t forget to read the LWV Los Alamos Voter Guide published in the Los Alamos Daily Post print edition Thursday, Oct. 6, which is delivered to every home and business in Los Alamos and White Rock. The LWV Los Alamos Voter Guide also will be available on the LWV website at http://www.lwvlosalamos.org/elections.html.

Democracy is not a spectator sport. To become better informed, join the League Women Voters of Los Alamos. Membership in the League is open to men and women. For more information, visit the website of the League of Women Voters of Los Alamos http://www.lwvlosalamos.org.