**Sharing: League of Women Voters Hosts US Representative Candidates Forum**

The League of Women Voters of Vermont will host a virtual Candidates Forum for U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday, June 30th from 7:00-9:00 p.m., giving Vermonters the opportunity to hear from candidates running in the August 9 Primary Election.

Eight major party candidates are vying for nomination of Vermont’s lone congressional seat, now open as Congressman Peter Welch runs to replace retiring U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy.

Participants confirmed for the Forum are Senator Pro Tem Becca Balint (Democrat-Windham District), Sianay Chase Clifford (Democrat), Lt. Governor Molly Gray (Democrat), Liam Madden (Republican), Louis Meyers, MD (Democrat), Ericka Bundy Redic (Republican), and Anya Tynio (Republican). Progressive candidate Barbara Nolfi has been invited. Moderating the panel will be Cary Brown, Executive Director of the Vermont Commission on Women. 

Attendees can pre-register for the Zoom forum at:
https://bit.ly/USRepZoom
OR
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81522941252?pwd=b21Hbk5pMG5seWhEeWlEYThHZlJVZz09

The Forum will also be live-streamed on Orca Media:
https://youtu.be/ItgMClgohoc

 

The Forum is sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Vermont, Vermont Commission on Women, Vermont Network Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, Voices for Vermont’s Children, Vermont Women’s Fund, Women Business Owners Network Vermont, Vermont Works for Women, and Women’s International League for Peace Freedom, Burlington Chapter.

The League of Women Voters sponsors candidate forums to encourage informed and active participation in government. The League does not endorse any political party or candidate for elective office. Questions can be sent to league@lwvofvt.org.

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The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization is one of the most respected and effective grassroots organizations in the country. The League encourages informed and active participation of citizens in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.