Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Dumfries Political Forum this Sunday

Prince William political notes
From staff reportsPublished: April 28, 2008

Dumfries political forum is scheduled for Sunday Dumfries voters, along with any interested area residents, are invited to a Dumfries Town Council political forum on Sunday.

“This is open to the public and we hope to fill the council chambers,” said Dumfries Mayor Fred Yohey.

All six candidates have committed to the forum, which will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday in the Dumfries Town Council Chambers at the Dumfries Town Hall.

The League of Women Voters of Prince William County will host the forum.

Dumfries staggers the four-year terms of its six council members and its mayor.

The office of mayor is not up for a vote this year. However, the seats of incumbents Brenda L. Via, Stephanie M. Bradley and Rafael Lopez will be voted on during the election on May 6.
Via and Bradley are running for re-election.

Also running for one of the three open seats are: Dorothea D. Barr, Nancy H. West, Sean Robinson and Willie J. Toney.

Nichols, Barker meet with citizens Saturday Del. Paul Nichols and Sen. George Barker will be at the Chinn Library, 13065 Chinn Park Drive, on Saturday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

This will be the first of scheduled sessions giving the citizens the opportunity to meet with their elected officials.
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