The League of Woman Voters of Oak Ridge will have three candidate forums in July, two for Anderson County candidates and one for Roane County candidates.
The first Anderson County candidate forum will be on Tuesday, July 15. It will feature candidates for Anderson County offices and judicial positions. The second forum will be on July 17, and it will feature Oak Ridge candidates for the Anderson County Commission and Anderson County School Board. Both forums will start at 7 p.m., and they will be held in the Oak Ridge High School Amphitheater. ORHS is located at 1450 Oak Ridge Turnpike.
The Roane County candidate forum will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 22, in the Roane State Community College City Room, A111. This forum will feature candidates for Roane County offices and judicial positions and candidates who would represent Oak Ridge districts on the Roane County Commission and School Board. RSCC is located at 701 Briarcliff Ave. in Oak Ridge.
Candidates in contested races have been invited to make opening statements, participate in question and answer sessions, and conclude with closing statements. Candidates with no opposition will be introduced. After the formal program has ended, those who attend the forums can join the candidates for additional discussion and greetings.
The League said the forums are designed to help voter take part in and prepare for the Aug. 7 general elections in Anderson and Roane counties. The forums are free and open to the public.