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Meet and Greet Tippecanoe County 2016 Candidates

On October 18, 2016 LWVGL hosted a Meet and Greet for all the Tippecanoe County Candidates at Harrison College, Columbia Street, Lafayette. The community was invited to learn more about the candidates and speak with them directly regarding concerns and local issues.




House District 26 Forum Sponsored by LWVGL

On September 29, 2016, LWVGL Voter Service Committee hosted a candidate forum for the candidate for Indiana House District 26 at the Wabash Township Fire Station on Klondike Road West Lafayette between Sally Siegrist and Vicky Woeste. The evening provided an opportunity to hear where the candidates stand on a variety of issues and concerns of the 70 individuals in attendance. Thanks to the Fire Station personnel for their assistance and all the League volunteers who made the event happen. The moderator, Jane Frankenberger and our question sorters, Amy French and Jean Andres, moved the event along smoothly to allow for a maximum amount of questions to be asked. Thanks to all.




November 4, 2014 General Election Candidate Forum

On October 22, 2014, LWVGL co-sponsored a candidate forum with Citizens for Civil Rights and Hanna Center held at the Tippecanoe County Fairgrounds in the Home Economics Building. The event was well attended and moderated by Jeff Smith of WLFI TV. Candidates running for the offices of County Sheriff, State House Representative, District 27, Judge of the Circuit Court, Judge of the Superior Court 2 and County Assessor were all present and shared their thoughts and ideas with the public.

The crowd was very attentive

Questions sorters, Jean Andres (LWVGL), Clyde Hughes (Hanna Center) and Carlos Carrillo (CCR)

Jeff Smith (WLFI), Mike Smith (CCR), Heather Maddox (Hanna Center) and Patsy Hoyer at the mike (LWVGL President)

LWVGL was well represented with members

  2014 Primary Judicial Candidates Forum

All Tippecanoe County judicial candidates were invited to a public meeting to share their views on campaign issues asked by the audience. The evening was hosted by Citizens for Civil Rights, The League of Women Voters of Greater Lafayette, and Hanna Community Center. Jeff Smith of WLFI-TV18 moderated the event.

Patsy Hoyer, president of LWVGL welcomes candidates and audience

Question sorters representing all three organizations

Jeff Smith, WLFI, and candidates

An attentive audience

Proud to be League members.



  State Legislature Candidate Forum

On September 5, 2012 LWVGL cosponsored a Candidate Forum for state legislators at the Morton Community Center along with Wabash Area Lifelong Learning Association (WALLA). Time keepers and question sorters were kept busy and performed with the highest standards. Thanks to Joe Kraus of WALLA and Jean Andres of LWVGL and all the volunteers for making this event possible. Also thanks to Jeff Smith, News Director of WLFI, for moderating the forum. His continued support for this event is appreciated.








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