The League of Women Voters (LWV) is set to host Meet the Candidates Night on Thursday, February 28, from 6:30 - 9 p.m. in the Wakelin Room of the Wellesley Free Library. A meet and greet reception begins at 6:30 p.m., followed by a brief ceremony honoring retired elected officials. The candidates forum begins promptly at 7:00 p.m.
The League is inviting voters to submit questions for candidates in advance at firstname.lastname@example.org, or in writing at the event. A League panel will review questions for universal interest, lack of bias, clarity, brevity, and for each office, applicability to all candidates and relevance to issues or qualifications for each office.Meet the Candidates Night, the League of Women Voters of Wellesley’s signature and most popular event, is often attended by a standing-room-only crowd of 150 or more. The League, a nonpartisan political organization, is dedicated to encouraging active and informed participation in government. In sponsoring Meet the Candidates Night, it adheres to strict guidelines to assure a fair and impartial opportunity for all candidates to present their views.
This event is being held just ahead of town election day on, March 5. The offices on the ballot and candidates can be viewed at https://www.wellesleyma.gov/241/Town-Clerk.