The eight candidates campaigning for seats on the Lawrence City Commission took questions on affordable housing and police reform, among other topics, during a forum hosted by the Lawrence chapter of the NAACP on Saturday.
Eleven candidates for Lawrence school board found consensus on the importance of better pay for frontline staff, namely teachers and paraeducators, during the Douglas County Democrats forum Saturday morning. However, the candidates gave a variety of ideas for how to get there.
Candidates for Lawrence school board answered questions about the district’s biggest obstacles during a forum hosted by the Lawrence branch of the NAACP on Thursday.
As we did with candidates for Lawrence City Commission, the Times sent out candidate questionnaires for school board candidates. We wanted to start off with something a little bit different from typical election coverage and give you a chance to learn more about the candidates’ human sides.
Last update: Oct. 26
The Lawrence Times has aggregated information about candidate forums, and you can find all our coverage of past forums, plus links to recordings, on this page.
The Lawrence Times sent out candidate questionnaires. We wanted to start off with something a little bit different from typical election coverage and give you a chance to learn more about the human side of your candidates.
The Lawrence City Commission is headed for an Aug. 3 primary election after nine candidates filed to run for the three seats up for election this November.
Twelve candidates have filed for seats on the board of Lawrence Public Schools, which means a primary election will be necessary to narrow down the field.
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