The California Association of Political Centrists ( CAPC ) working with The Star and CLU is putting together some great events locally. To see a full press release you normally need to click on continue reading, but to thank Katie Teague, Leslie Cornejo, Joe Howry, and all the other people volunteering to put together these public forums I am posting the full press release on my main page.
Here is the press release from CAPC:
For Immediate Release
California Association of Political Centrists (CAPC) has joined forces with the Political Science Department of California Lutheran University and the Ventura County Star newspaper to put on a series of candidate forums for the citizens of Ventura County . The second forum is going to be held at the CLU Oxnard campus. It will be moderated by CLU's Jose Marichal, PhD, Political Science and Sociology Department. All questions will be vetted by Joe Howry, Editor, Ventura County Star. It will take place at the CLU Oxnard Hall at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, September 24. The Gold Coast Hispanic Chamber will be a participating organization.
Thursday, September 25 at CLU Oxnard Campus at 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
2201 Outlet Center Drive Suite 600
Oxnard , CA 93036
Board of Supervisor - Debate ( Ventura County Star will provide questions)
John Flynn, Incumbent
John Zaragoza, Candidate
Ventura County Board of Education (10 minutes each)
Dr. Mark Lisagor- candidate for 3rd District
Dr. Ramon Flores - candidate for 5th District
Proposition 11 - Redistricting (10 minutes each)
Pro Argument - Leslie Cornejo, CAPC
Con Argument - Dave Rodriguez, LULAC
Measure U - Unification (7 minutes each)
Pro Argument - Camarillo Unified
Con Argument - John Alamillo (former PVSD trustee), 4Allthekids
Chris Valenzano, Incumbent, Ventura County Board of Education, 3rd District
Dan Miller, Candidate, Ventura County Board of Education, 5th District
Leslie Cornejo, State Chairman of CAPC believes, "It is important to become informed and engaged as voters so that we have a truly representative government acting on behalf of the people and our priorities. These candidate forums will assist us to do just that. We hope everyone will take this opportunity to become better informed."
Forum proxies will be allowed but they may not be elected officials or candidates seeking other office.
More information can be found on the CAPC website, www.PoliticalCentrists.com