Douglas County Democrats to host Lawrence City Commission, school board candidate forums this week

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The Lawrence community can tune in this week to hear more from Lawrence City Commission and school board candidates through two upcoming virtual forums sponsored by the Douglas County Democrats. 


The school board candidate forum will take place at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 6, and the City Commission candidate forum will follow at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 7.

The Douglas County Democrats’ Phillip Wrigley will moderate the school board forum, and Natalie Yoza will moderate the City Commission forum.

Register for the school board forum here and the City Commission forum here.

Check out additional upcoming forums here.

Key voting dates:

• The deadline to register to vote is Tuesday, Oct. 12. (Visit to learn more)
• Advance voting begins Wednesday, Oct. 13. You can request a ballot via
• The deadline to request an advance ballot to be mailed to you is Tuesday, Oct. 26.
• Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 2.

Need help? Check out this awesome page of voting resources from the Lawrence Public Library.

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