Upcoming candidate, public forums ahead of November Election

Candidate forums being held around the Coastal Empire & Lowcountry.
Candidate forums being held around the Coastal Empire & Lowcountry.(Pixabay)
Updated: Oct. 29, 2019 at 6:15 AM EDT
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SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - The November Election is just around the corner, and many candidate forums are being held so voters can learn about the many candidates that are running for office on Nov. 5.

The following is an updated list of forums being held around the area:

Chatham County:

-The Highlands of Savannah Candidates Forum and Closing Statements: This forum will include candidates for Mayor, Alderman at Large Post 1, Alderman at Large Post 2, and 1st District Alderman. Antwan T. Lang will be the Moderator. It will take place on Monday, Nov. 4 beginning at 6 p.m. at the Georgia Tech Savannah Auditorium located at 210 Technology Circle.

Bryan County:

-The League of Women Voters of Coastal Georgia will host a forum next week in Richmond Hill for those running for city council. It will take place on Thursday, Oct. 17 at Love’s Seafood, located at 6817 Chief Of Love Rd. There will be a meet and greet with the candidates from 6-6:30 p.m., and the forum will be from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public, but you are asked to RSVP by clicking here. You can also submit questions for the candidates by clicking here.

Beaufort County:

-Beaufort County school leaders want residents to know about a referendum they say could help their budgets. New School Superintendent Dr. Frank Rodriguez will hold forums through Oct. 29 for citizens to learn more ahead of the November vote. The next forum will be Monday, Oct. 28 at 6 p.m. at Whale Branch Early College High. Another is set for Tuesday, Oct. 29 at 6 p.m. at Saint Helena Elementary.

-Port Royal residents have an opportunity to learn more about the candidates running for local office. The Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce is holding a forum. The candidates for open town council seats as well as the candidates for mayor have been invited to participate. It’s happening Tuesday, Oct. 29 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Port Royal Elementary School.

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