To help keep the public informed, The Friends of Lancaster County and the Lancaster Community Library are sponsoring a candidates’ forum at the library on Thursday, Oct. 12th, at 7 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room.
Several important issues of major significance to the citizens of Lancaster County are at stake in the next election on Nov. 7, including the future of the county’s children and whether 21st Century jobs are in the future for the Northern Neck.
The main events for the county this time are the Board of Supervisors and the School Board elections for districts 1 and 5. Incumbents for all four offices are not seeking another term, so all of the candidates are new.
All but one candidate has indicated they will participate. Each candidate will be given equal time to speak and answer questions from the audience without opposing candidate(s) present in the room. All candidates are being urged to remain for the whole event so they can meet the attending citizens.
All citizens are encouraged to attend without regard to district. Your thoughts and concerns are important to all, especially the successful candidates as they assume their critical duties for us. We hope you will consider attending this important event.