The League of Women Voters of the Columbia Area (LWVCA) is partnering with the Greater Columbia Community Relations Council (GCCRC) to host a Candidate Forum for the Richland One School District at-large seat on Wednesday, November 13, 2019, from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm in the Palmetto Room of the Columbia Chamber of Commerce building on 930 Richland Street, Columbia, SC.
The Richland One School District Candidate Forum will be moderated by Cynthia Flynn, The League of Women Voters of The Columbia Area, and Michelle Thompson, Chair of Community Affairs, Greater Columbia Community Relations Council. Each candidate will be allowed to respond to preapproved questions from the League of Women Voters as well as facilitated questions from the audience.
The five candidates vowing for the at-large seat have confirmed their availability to participate in the forum. They are Michelle Drayton, Jonathan Milling, Lady June Cole, Johnnie Ray Noble, and Ashlye Wilkerson. The election is scheduled for December 31, 2019.
Information about voter registration, absentee voting, assistance for voters with disabilities, precinct locations and sample ballots is located at www.scvotes.org.
The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan organization. The League of Women Voters does not endorse any candidate or political party. For more information, visit www.lwvcolumbiasc.org. Visit www.vote411.org, a voter education website sponsored by the League of Women Voters, for more information on upcoming elections.
The Greater Columbia Community Relations Council is also a nonpartisan organization. For more information, contact Dr. Gwendolyn Conner, Vice Chair, at (803) 733-1134 or visit