League of Women Voters of the Charleston Area Sponsors Candidate Forum for S.C. House Districts 100 and 102 and Berkeley County Council District 7

The League of Women Voters is hosting a forum with candidates running to serve Districts 100 and 102 in the South Carolina House of Representatives and District 7 on Berkeley County Council. The forum will be held on Wednesday, October 24, at 6:30 pm. The forum will take place at Heart to Heart Outreach Ministry, 106 Behrman St., Moncks Corner, SC 29461.

All candidates on the ballot for these offices have been invited to participate. They are: for House District 100, Sylleste H. Davis (Incumbent; Republican) and Michael W. Yates (Democrat); for District 102, Terry Hardesty (Republican) and Joe Jefferson, Jr. (Incumbent; Democrat); for County Council District 7, Marcia Jakab (Republican) and Caldwell Pinckney, Jr. (Incumbent; Democrat).

Candidates will answer written questions from the League and the audience and meet with voters.

The forum will be video streamed live and posted on https://www.facebook.com/LWVCharleston/.

The purpose of the candidate forum is to give voters an opportunity to meet candidates and hear them discuss issues of importance in this election. The event is free and open to the public. It follows the League of Women Voters’ nonpartisan, unbiased and impartial format.

For a complete list of LWVCA-sponsored candidates forums visit http://lwvcharleston.org/calendar_elections.html.

Election Day is Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Polls will be open from 7 am to 7 pm.

LWVCA is proud to provide voter-friendly information at www.VOTE411.org. VOTE411 is a nonpartisan “one-stop-shop” for all election-related materials that voters in the Charleston area need, including access to voter registration, address updates, absentee voting, and polling place information. Before an election, voters can enter their home address at www.VOTE411.org to learn about candidates and issues they will be voting on, and compare candidate responses to League questions.

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan, issues-oriented organization of women and men. The League encourages informed and active participation in government. LWVCA does not support or oppose any political party or candidate. Membership is open to all. Visit LWVCA at LWVCharleston.org or call 843-766-5416.

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