Here’s the message from the League of Women Voters of Asheville-Buncombe County via the group’s email newsletter:
Asheville City Council Candidate Forum: Thursday, Oct. 10 at 6pm at UNCA Reuter Center
David Hurand, WCQS News Director, to moderate League of Women Voters debate
Just a friendly reminder that the League of Women Voters of Asheville-Buncombe County will conduct an Asheville City Council candidate forum tonight, Thursday, October 10, at 6pm at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNC Asheville’s Reuter Center. David Hurand, WCQS News Director, will moderate the debate, which will be livestreamed by the Asheville FM News Hour on AshevilleFM.org.
The event is co-sponsored by the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce, Asheville FM News Hour, Carolina Public Press, Mountain Xpress, and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNCA’s Reuter Center. The forum is free and open to the public, so bring a friend!
All five candidates for Asheville City Council have confirmed their attendance. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about candidates for this year’s Asheville City Council election, and will also be able to meet with League members who will be on hand to register voters and share important information about upcoming changes to North Carolina’s election laws.
The League would like to remind Buncombe County residents that no photo identification is required to vote in the 2013 election; photo ID will not be required to vote in the state of North Carolina until 2016.
Early voting for Asheville City Council and other municipal races in Buncombe County begins on October 17 and runs through Saturday, November 2. Buncombe County residents who are not yet registered to vote may register and vote on the same day during this “One Stop” early voting period. For more election information, visit ablwv.org or buncombecounty.org/vote.