Press Release

NEWS RELEASE                                                       JULY 6, 2022

                                                                                FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:  Peg Townsend

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                    wakulat4@gmail.com

104TH MICHIGAN HOUSE DISTRICT VIRTUAL CANDIDATE FORUM PRESENTED BY THE LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS GRAND TRAVERSE AREA – TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2022, FROM 7 – 8:30P.M.

On July 12, 2022, the three candidates running for the office of Representative for the 104th Michigan House District will participate in a virtual candidate forum. The candidates will answer questions submitted by citizens in the newly redistricted 104th District and asked by a moderator selected by LWVGTA. The southern parts of Grand Traverse and Benzie Counties along with Antrim County, and parts of Kalkaska, Wexford, and Manistee County are part of this District.

The three candidates running for this office include Cathy Albro (D), Katie Kniss (R), and incumbent John Roth (R).

The live broadcast can be viewed on the LWVGTA Facebook page, on Zoom at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85998590430, or on Community TV Channel 189 (on Spectrum cable in northwest Lower Michigan). Closed captioning will be available on all platforms. Questions can be submitted on Zoom using the Chat function or on the LWVGTA Facebook page. On the LWVGTA Facebook page, questions can be posted before or during the forum.

For those unable to tune into the live event, a recording will be available on the TACM website (www.TACM.tv), on the LWVGTA website (LWVGTA.org), or on the LWVGTA Facebook page.

The League of Women Voters is a national, non-partisan organization. The League does not endorse or oppose candidates of political parties, but it does work to obtain and to distribute information to the public about the candidates and their views. The League promotes the informed and active participation of all citizens in government; it works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and it influences public policy through education and advocacy.