Candidates Night on Wave Channel 5


GREENVILLE – Did you miss seeing the candidates at the recent League of Women Voters’ Candidates Night? You can watch the candidates on Wave Channel 5/Greenville Public Access TV.

Please be sure to see the progra.m. at the many convenient times. It lasts 1 hour and 15 minutes and will be broadcast without any editing at the following: Friday, March 11 at 11 a.m., 4 p.m. and 8 p.m., Saturday, March 12 at 5 p.m. and 8 p.m., Sunday, March 13 at 4 p.m. only and Monday, March 14 at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.

The event begins with very brief introductions by unopposed Darke County candidates on the Primary Election ballot who were in attendance. Then there are introductions from contested candidates for the Republican Primary for the 12 Senate seat (presently occupied by Keith Faber, who is term limited) and then the 8th Congressional District (John Boehner’s seat).

The main portion of the event focused on the Republic Primary for County Commissioner: Matthew Aultman, Freddie E. Dean and Joe LeMaster. The successful Republican candidate will face the Democratic candidate, Leon Rogers, in the General Election. The Commissioner candidates were given two minute introductory speeches. Following that, they answered questions submitted by the audience and discussed issues. They concluded with a one minute statement.

In person early/absentee voting is continuing at the Darke County Board of Elections, 300 Garst Ave. in Greenville. During the week of March 7 – 11, voting is available there from 8 a.m. – 7 p.m., Saturday, March 12 voting is from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Sunday, March 13, 1 – 5 p.m. and Monday, March 14 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m..

“Special thanks to Jeramy Toombs of Wave TV 5 for videotaping the evening, Todd Kaiser from Bach to Rock for the sound system and for setting up the equipment, to the American Legion for use of their facility and to Lori Hoover of Greenville Schools for their help with the broadcast times,” said a representative.

Staff report

The League of Women Voters is a non-partisan political organization with the major purpose being to inform voters about the candidates and issues.

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