Meet And Greet Date Set For State House Candidates

Monday, September 10, 2018

The League of Women Voters of Chattanooga, UTC’s Women’s Studies Department, The Women’s Fund of Greater Chattanooga, and the new UTC group Mocs Go Vote 2018 will co-host a Meet and Greet for the State House candidates in districts 26-30. The Meet and Greet will take place on Monday, Sept. 24, in the Chattanooga Room on the second level of UTC’s University Center, 642 E. 5th St., from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

All qualified candidates for the Tennessee House in districts 26 through 30 have been invited to participate in the Meet and Greet. The moderator will be Dr. Amanda Wintersieck, UC Foundation assistant professor of Political Science and Public Service at UTC.  

The Meet and Greet will have standing rules that all participants must follow, including a three-minute time limit for self-introductions. After the introductions, the candidates will go to separate tables to meet and talk with members of the public from their districts. No derogatory comments about opponents will be allowed, and debating or arguing is also not allowed at this event.

The Meet and Greet is nonpartisan. None of the co-hosts endorse candidates or contribute to political campaigns. This event will provide a venue where the public can be educated on candidates’ platforms, allowing voters to make informed decisions.

All are invited to attend and participate.



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