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Wake Forest BOC Candidates Forum set for Oct. 22

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WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce will host an informative and interactive Board of Commissioners Candidates Forum on Tuesday, Oct. 22 from 6-8 p.m. at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, 405 S. Brooks St.

The seven candidates vying for three seats on the Wake Forest Board of Commissioners will be present, including Anne Reeve, Greg Bartholomew, Jim Dyer, Heather Holding, Chad Sary, Sean Sullivan and Adam Wright.

Each candidate will be given time to speak briefly explaining their views on local issues. After a moderated question and answer session, there will be an opportunity to speak one-on-one with each candidate to learn more about their positions on issues of interest.

“The chamber is pleased to organize this event,” said Ann Welton, Wake Forest Chamber of Commerce president. “All elections are important, but local races are especially significant. Our intention is to give all Wake Forest area residents the opportunity to meet and talk with candidates before they cast their votes.”

The event is free and open to the public. Seats will be filled on a first-come basis.

Wake Forest residents who are unable to attend the forum can watch a rebroadcast of the event on Wake Forest TV 10 (WFTV 10) or on the town’s website at www.wakeforestnc.gov/communications/wftv-10. Beginning Friday, Oct. 25, the unedited forum will be rebroadcast daily through Election Day on WFTV 10 at noon and 6 p.m. The 2019 Candidates’ Forum is the only forum that will be aired this year on WFTV 10.

Election Day in Wake Forest is Tuesday, Nov. 5, and polls will be open 6:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Voters will not be required to show an ID to vote.

There is no early voting in Wake Forest this year for the Nov. 5 elections. Early voting is being offered in Garner, Apex and downtown Raleigh.

The deadline to register to vote is today. To register to vote online, visit www.wakegov.com/elections/Pages/default.aspx.

For more information, visit www.wakeforestnc.gov/voter-election-information.

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