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Articles About candidates forum
Last week, local candidates for school board presented their qualifications and answered questions at the annual Candidates Night Forum sponsored by the James A. McKee Association. On Wednesday, Oct. 18, candidates Steve Conn, Dawn Johnson, Steve McQueen and Aïda Merhemic presented their qualifications and answered audience questions. The four candidates are seeking the three open seats on the board.
At last Wednesday’s Candidates Night forum, the four candidates for Yellow Springs mayor — Pam Conine, Laura Curliss, Cathy Price and Gerry Simms — offered nuanced differences on issues, but obvious distinctions in terms of personal style and expertise.
Issues of affordability and economic development dominated the discussion Thursday, Oct. 19, as the six candidates for Yellow Springs Village Council spoke at the second of two candidate forums organized by the James A. McKee Association in advance of the Nov. 7 election.
The two finalists for Yellow Springs police chief met their last rounds of interviews last week, including a public interview with each candidate.
The value of effective communication emerged as a theme during last Thursday evening’s community forum for the Village manager finalists.
Yellow Springs 2013 candidates’ forums video, online, courtesy of local access cable Channel 5.
During an election forum at the Presbyterian Church on Sunday, Oct. 25, seven candidates for Yellow Springs school board shared their views on issues from improving student engagement to the impending change in school leadership.
The need for collaboration between the Village and various entities, including Miami Township and Antioch College, emerged as a theme during last Sunday’s candidate forum held at the First Presbyterian Church. And while Village Council candidates agreed on the need for job growth, they differed as to how to best pursue that goal.