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Campaign Events and Debates this Week

Future Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio Cortez is coming to Delaware to support Senate candidate Kerri Evelyn Harris in advance of the September 6 primary next week (I know, it is getting close).  Alexandria and Kerri will have a Town Hall discussion on income inequality and how we can move the country forward with policies that work for everyone.

You have to RSVP for this event here.

It will take place this Friday, August 31 at 1 pm until 3 pm at the University of Delaware Trabant University Center (Theater).

There will be a Meet the Candidates Night in the 7th Representative District at the Claymont Library (400 Lenape Way, Claymont DE 19703) this coming Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm.   The filed Democrats are Joseph Daigle, Catherine Imburgia, Rose Izzo, Larry Lambert and Raymond Seigfried.

The Delaware Medical Political Action Committee will host primary primer from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 30 at the Medical Society of Delaware Conference Center, 900 Prides Crossing, Newark. The public can meet the candidates engaged in primaries this election season, including races for U.S. Senate, U.S. Congress, Delaware attorney general, Delaware auditor and seats for the Delaware General Assembly. Guests can mingle with the candidates and their staff to learn more about their positions and about key issues affecting the practice of medicine. For registration and more, visit reg.planetreg.com/delpacprimaryprimer.

The ACLU of Delaware‎, Campaign for Smart Justice Delaware and Delaware State University is holding an Attorney General Candidate Forum this coming Wednesday, August 29 at 7 to 9 pm at the Delaware State University, Room 113 in the Bank of America Building, 1200 N. DuPont Highway, Dover, Delaware 19901.

This forum will be based entirely on criminal justice reform: ending mass incarceration, addressing racial bias in the criminal justice system, eliminating barriers to reentry and other important issues of criminal justice reform.

Prepare for this forum by learning more about criminal justice reform, the Smart Justice platform, the power of prosecutors, the role of attorney general, and where each candidate stands at VoteSmartJusticeDE.org.

For more information about this forum, or to submit questions ahead of time, reach out to Angela at aharris@aclu-de.org.

There will be a meet and greet with Auditor candidate Kathleen Davies this coming Wednesday, August 29 at 7 to 9 pm at the Newark Natural Foods, Community Room A (Downstairs), 230 E. Main Street, Newark, DE 19711. Light refreshments will be served. This event is co-hosted by State Representatives John Kowalko, Kim Williams, John Viola, Andria Bennett, and Larry Mitchell; as well as the organizations Delaware United and Delaware Woman for Inclusion.

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1 comment on “Campaign Events and Debates this Week

  1. cassandram

    There is a NJ sponsored Senate forum tonite at Cab. Starts at 7. First half is Tuono (Arlett has other engagements) and the second half is Carper v Harris. Must have a ticket, tho these are free. See you there!

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