VCW Executive Director Cary Brown moderates this live and livestreamed event starting at 7 p.m. and featuring candidates Charity Clark (Democrat) and Michael Tagliavia (Republican).
Hosted by the League of Women Voters of Vermont, this event takes place at the beautiful St. Johnsbury Athenaeum and opens with an in-person meet and greet with the candidates at 6:30. No registration is required for this event but seating is limited.
The forum starts at 7 p.m., will be livestreamed by Kingdom Access Television, and ends at 8:30.
Event cosponsors are VCW, ACLU of Vermont, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, Burlington Chapter, and the St. Johnsbury Athenaeum.
This is the third and last forum in a 2022 series hosted by the League and cosponsored by VCW.
Event host League of Women Voters of Vermont, an advisory organization to VCW, is a nonpartisan grassroots organization working to protect and expand voting rights and ensure everyone is represented in our democracy.
The League of Women Voters of Vermont presents an in-person and livestreamed candidates forum for the office of Lieutenant Governor next Wednesday, September 21st at the St. Johnsbury Athenaeum. The forum begins with a meet-and-greet scheduled for 6:30 p.m. VCW is excited to be a cosponsor for this important and informative event!
The two major party candidates participating in the Forum are Senator Joe Benning (Republican-Caledonia) and David Zuckerman (Progressive/Democrat). Ian Diamondstone (Green Mountain Party) has been invited. Tom McKone, former Executive Director of the Kellogg-Hubbard Library, will serve as moderator.
Senator Joe Benning is an attorney and 12-year veteran of the state Senate who has twice served as Minority Leader. David Zuckerman held the position of Lieutenant Governor for four years (2017-2021), having served in the state legislature for almost 20 years.
Lieutenant Governor is the second ranking officer of the executive branch with three primary responsibilities: presiding over the Senate and casting tie-breaking votes when required, determining committee assignments for senators, acting as governor when the governor is out of state or is incapacitated, and acceding to the governorship in case of a vacancy.
The Forum is hosted by the League of Women Voters of Vermont, and cosponsored by the Vermont Commission on Women, the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom - Burlington Chapter, and the St. Johnsbury Athenaeum. This is the first of two events, the next a forum for Attorney General candidates on September 29th featuring VCW Executive Director Cary Brown as moderator.
The League of Women Voters regularly sponsors candidate forums or debates as part of its mission of encouraging informed and active participation in government. Questions can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
VCW joins the list of cosponsors for League of Women Voters of Vermont's candidate forums this month! These livestreamed events take place at the St. Johnsbury Athenaeum from 7:00 - 8:30 pm. For those attending in-person, there is a meet and greet with the candidates at 6:30.
Lieutenant Governor Candidate Forum
When: Wednesday September 21, 2022
Moderator: Tom McKone, former Executive Director, Kellogg-Hubbard Library
Cosponsored by: St. Johnsbury Athenaeum, Vermont Commission on Women, and the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom - Burlington Chapter
Attorney General Candidate Forum
When: Thursday September 29, 2022
Moderator: Cary Brown, Executive Director, Vermont Commission on Women
Cosponsored by: St. Johnsbury Athenaeum, ACLU of Vermont, Vermont Commission on Women, and the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom - Burlington Chapter
The September edition of our newsletter VIEW contains news and resources, programs and grants, employment opportunities, and links to fall events, including Senator Leahy’s Women’s Economic Opportunity Conference featuring Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen; VT Works for Women’s Women Can Do career exploration conference for high school students; the Pride festival and parade; Vermont Women’s Fund annual event, and so much more!