MIDDLETOWN, NJ – The League of Women Voters of Greater Red Bank will host a Virtual Forum for the Middletown Board of Education Candidates at 7 pm on Tuesday, October 19. The forum is sponsored by the Nut Swamp PTA. The program will be run on aZoom Webinar platform; the public may Register here. Or go to https://bit.ly/forumMiddletownBOE.
The Candidates who were invited include:
Kate Farley -Putting Children First
Jaime Sanacore – Putting Children First
Lauren Anderson – Write In Candidate*
*Regarding write-in candidates: League policy requires that bona fide write-in candidates be treated the same as on-the-ballot candidates when the candidate has made a public announcement of their candidacy, organized a campaign, and engaged in campaign activities. Ms. Anderson has met these criteria.
Questions are submitted in advance of the forum and can be submitted upon registration; or email them to [email protected] using Middletown Board of Ed in the Subject line.
The forum will be run by the Greater Red Bank chapter of the nonpartisan League of Women Voters, an organization with an established record for fair and informative forums. A trained League moderator from outside the voting area will preside.
The League of Women Voters was established 101 years ago by helping to pass the 19th amendment. It is a non-partisan, activist, grassroots organization that believes voters should play a critical role in democracy.
The League of Women Voters has organized and moderated candidates’ forum for the Middletown Board of Education for years with either the Nut Swamp or Lincroft PTAs sponsoring the events.