Thursday, June 13, 2019
GREENBURGH TOWN HALL
THE COUNCIL OF GREENBURGH CIVIC ASSOCIATIONS
The Council of Greenburgh Civic Associations formally voted on May 21, 2019 to sponsor a forum among candidates running for local offices in the June 25, 2019 Greenburgh primary races.
GOAL: To encourage and assist in the formation of enlightened public opinion by educating voters about candidates’ view on issues.
CRITERIA: All candidates whose names will appear on the ballot for the June 25, 2019 primary, as certified by the Westchester County Board of Elections, will be invited to participate in the forums. Invitations to participate have been extended to the following candidates:
Democratic Party Town Clerk Race – 2-year term (1 seat)
Judith Beville and Maria Portilla
Democratic Party Town Council Race – 4-year term (2 seats)
Gina Jackson, Ken Jones and Eric Zinger
TELEVISION COVERAGE: The forum will be cablecast live on public access cable television and rebroadcast along with candidates’ promotional tapes in a continuous, uninterrupted 24-hour political programming loop during the weekends of June 15 & 16, 2019 and June 22 & 23, 2019. Pursuant to Federal Communications Commission Regulations, which apply to all cablecasters, the forum will not be designed to promote or disadvantage any candidate; will not be edited; and will be broadcast and rebroadcast in its entirety.
INTERNET COVERAGE: The forum will be streamed on the Greenburgh Web Site.
PUBLICITY: Press releases will be issued to local news media.
NOTICE TO CANDIDATES: Candidates were issued an invitation to participate in the forum by notice at the CGCA meetings in April and May 2019. This document along with the “Forum Ground Rules” will be emailed to the candidates.