HOT TOPICS LUNCHEON, OCT 12
Orange County Local Elections
"The government is us; we are the government, you and I." Theodore Roosevelt
Orange Board of County Commissioners Candidate Forum--District 5 incumbent Ted Edwards and challenger Emily Bonilla will face off in the Oct. 12 Hot Topics candidate forum. BCC District 1 candidate Bobby Olszewski will also speak.
League Government committee co-chair Michele Levy will give the pros and cons of the Orange County Charter Review Commission Amendments, which will be on the Nov. 8 ballot.
Local races can struggle to attract voters' attention especially in the midst of contentious state and national elections. Yet, the candidates who win these elections will have more impact and influence over citizens’ everyday lives than one may think.
These locally elected officials are supposed to be the perfect example of democracy. They act on citizen’s behalf and convey their issues to the state and federal branches of government. Therefore, participating in local elections ought to be the most democratic aspect of American politics.
Join us as we discuss the impact of Orange County's local elections and how the outcome will affect its citizens for years.
Click below for a direct link to the Supervisor of Elections, Orange County for answers to all your local election questions.
Register above online or contact Pat Grierson
Tickets are $25 for members, $35 for non-members.