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The Alliance for the Arts and League of Women Voters of Lee County to present Virtual Candidate Forums for the 2020 Elections

By Staff | Jun 26, 2020

The League of Women Voters of Lee County, in partnership with the Alliance for the Arts, a nonprofit visual and performing arts center in the heart of Fort Myers, will present Virtual Candidate Forums for the following races by mid-July:

Lee County School Board Districts 2 and 3

Lee County School Board District 7

Lee County Sheriff

Lee County Commissioner Districts 1 and 5

Lee County Commissioner District 3

Fort Myers Mayor

Fort Myers City Council Ward 6

Fort Myers City Council Ward 2 and 4

Cape Coral City Council Districts 2 and 3

Cape Coral City Council Districts 5 and 7

Florida House Seats 76 and 77

Florida House Seats 78 and 79

Florida Senate District 27

Lee County Property Appraiser

US House Seat 19

Questions for each race may be submitted by July 6 by emailing voterservice@lwvlee.org or visiting ArtInLee.org/VirtualForums. The League will screen and select questions based on League criteria. Questions should be specific to the race, relevant to the scope and responsibility of the office and applicable to all candidates.

Virtual Candidate Forums are available to the public, for free, by visiting www.lwvlee.org , vote411.org and ArtInLee.org/VirtualForums.

For the August 18 Primary Election, the deadline to Register to Vote or to Change Party Affiliation is July 20 and the deadline to request a Vote-By-Mail Ballot is August 8. All voters should verify their registration status. Florida is a closed primary election state, without a party affiliation you may only vote in non-partisan races.

www.VOTE411.org is a one-stop resource for nonpartisan election information with candidate and Ballot information, polling places, Debates and Forums and a Voters’ Guide for Lee County, Florida, and national candidates including links to videos of virtual Candidate Forums

Also, Voters may contact Lee County Elections, 239-533-8683, www.lee.vote for voting and registration information.

For more information, visit ArtInLee.org/VirtualForums. Please direct all forum related questions to publicrelations@lwvlee.org.