Friday, October 14, 2011

League of Women Voters of Carrollton and Carroll County hosting candidate forums


The League of Women Voters of Carrollton and Carroll County announces their Fall 2011 Candidate Forum schedule. The League encourages voters to attend the forums so they can be informed on candidate positions.

The LWV C-CC Candidate Forum for the city of Carrollton will be held on Thursday, Oct. 20, at 7 p.m. at the Carroll County Commission Chambers auditorium (423 College St., Carrollton, Ga. 30117).

Candidates for the city of Carrollton are:

Mayor: Wayne Garner (incumbent) and Walt A. Hollingsworth

City Council Ward 3: Jim Watters and Peter Balega (incumbent)

City Council Ward 4: Mandy Malloy Maierhofer (incumbent) and Charles M. Lane

The LWV C-CC will not be able to incorporate the City School Board race in this forum and will not be able to conduct a separate forum.

The LWV C-CC Candidate Forum for the city of Bowdon will be held on Monday, Oct. 24, at 7 p.m. at the Bowdon Senior Community Center (103 Barr Ave., Bowdon, Ga. 30108).

Candidates for the City of Bowdon are:

Mayor: Jim Watts (incumbent) and Keith Crawford

City Council Ward 2: Jimmy Chaffin

City Council Ward 3: (special election) Wes McEntyre (incumbent)

City Council Ward 4 Martin (Marty) Johnson

The LWV C-CC Candidate Forum for the city of Mt. Zion will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 7 p.m. at Mt. Zion Middle School (132 Eagle Rd., Mount Zion, Ga. 30150).

Candidates for the city of Mt Zion are:

Mayor: Randy Sims, Eric Robinson and David McKee

City Council Ward 1: Donald Newman, Daniel Jackson and Keith Pike

City Council Ward 2: Earlis McGraw and Clay Traylor

The LWV C-CC Candidate Forum for the contested office of Georgia Senate Seat District 28 to be voted on in the November 2011 election will be held Thursday, Oct. 27, at 7 p.m. at Whitesburg Elementary School (868 Main St., Whitesburg, Ga. 30185).

Candidates for this office are: Duke Blackburn, Matthew Brass, Mike Crane, Kyle Frank, Dale Pepper, M Seabolt, Edward Stone, Mark Washington, Jammie Williams and Cynthia C. Bennett.

For more information on the LWV C-CC visit www.lwvga.org/carrollton.

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