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WBCU Political Forums to Begin October 18

Daniel Prince

Early voting for the general election will begin October 24

The voter registration deadlines to be able to vote in this November’s election have passed except for mail-in applications, which are due tomorrow. Election Day is set for Tuesday, November 8, with early voting beginning October 24 at the Union County Voter Registration and Elections Office at 1246 South Duncan Bypass.

Ahead of Election Day and for the most part ahead of the early voting time, WBCU News will once again invite the candidates in for the contested races in our county. The tentative schedule is set to begin next Tuesday, October 18, with the candidates for City Council District 1, Jackie Earls and Jennifer H. West. On Wednesday, October 19, we’ll have the School Board District 4 candidates, Gene “Doc” Lipsey and Rossi Hames. On Thursday, October 20, the School Board District 5 race is featured, with Tommy Mann and Mark Truitt. Friday, October 21, will be the forum for School Board District 9, with Jane Wilkes and Beth Anthony. On Monday, October 24, Union County Council District 1 is featured, with Danny Bright and Tracie Farr Campbell. On Tuesday, October 25, County Council District 4 is scheduled, with Annie Smith and Jennifer Wood. Finally, on Wednesday, October 26, the candidates for Union County Supervisor, Phillip Russell and Timika Wilson, are scheduled to come in.

If you have questions for the candidates, you can email them to ahead of the forum date. If any schedule changes or additions are made, we will let you know.

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