ACLU, Vermont Law School to Host Candidate Forum for State’s Attorneys

All candidates from contested counties invited to August 2nd event in South Royalton ahead of Aug. 14 primaries

SOUTH ROYALTON—The ACLU of Vermont and the Vermont Law School Center for Justice Reform are co-sponsoring a candidate forum for Vermont state’s attorney candidates, next Thursday, August 2nd in South Royalton.

Each of the state’s attorney candidates running in a contested race has been invited to the forum, the first of its kind in Vermont. This event is open to the public and will present an opportunity for candidates to address a range of criminal justice issues impacting Vermont communities.

What: Vermont State’s Attorney Candidate Forum

Where: The Chase Center, Vermont Law School, South Royalton, Vermont

When: Thursday, August 2nd from 6:15-8:30 p.m. (event starts promptly at 6:30 p.m.).

Why: To provide Vermont voters with information about the candidates and their views in advance of this year’s elections

The forum will be moderated with questions solicited in advance from a wide and diverse group of Vermonters. Light refreshments will be available.

This year there are five counties with contested primary and/or general elections for state’s attorney: Addison, Bennington, Essex, Lamoille, and Orleans. Vermont’s primary election is scheduled for August 14th, 2018 and the general election is November 6th, 2018.

The ACLU and the VLS Center for Justice Reform encourage all Vermonters to vote.

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Read our 2018 Voter Guide for State's Attorney elections, here.

Learn more about Smart Justice Vermont, here.

 

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