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2017 Political Forum

September 21, 2017 at 7 p.m.

*Powell Hall – Valdosta State UniversityA Regional Political Forum

The Valdosta, Georgia Branch of AAUW will host it’s 2017 Political Forum for candidates qualifying for municipal elections in the cities/towns of Valdosta, Hahira, Dasher, Lake Park, and Remerton. This is a non-partisan forum that is open to the public. Elective positions include:

  • Valdosta City Council Seats
  • Hahira Mayor and City Council Seats
  • Dasher Mayor and City Council Seats
  • Lake Park City Council Seats
  • Remerton City Council Seats
  • Valdosta School Board Seats

Each candidate will be given equal time to make statements and to answer questions that will be moderated by Dr. James LaPlant, dean of Valdosta State Univeristy’s Graduate School, assistant vice president for Research, and professor of Political Science.

This year’s forum is being chaired by AAUW members Drs. Christine James of Philosophy and Religious Studies and Diane Holliman of Department of Social Work, with assistance from other Branch members. Special thanks to the VSU students who have volunteered their time and efforts in helping to make this event possible.

*Powell Hall is located on VSU’s main campus.  Free parking is available on Georgia Avenue, across from venue.  For directions, view position 14 on the Campus Map or visit VSU’s Campus Maps & Tours site

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