All officially registered candidates were sent invitations to participate. Candidates will be asked to answer questions submitted by citizens who attend the candidate forums. An impartial moderator will select and read the questions and make any subsequent decisions on follow up by the participating candidates. Questions must be submitted in writing by 6:15 pm on the day of the event. Cards will be provided for citizens to submit questions.
The dates and locations for the evening forums are:
Tues, September 26 – Charterhouse School, 508 Piccadilly St, Edinburg
- Short Remarks: Board of Supervisor Candidates
- Steven A. Baker – District 2
- David E. Ferguson – District 3
- Timothy F. Taylor – District 6
- School Board Candidate Forum
- District 2
- Jonathan A. Nateghi-Asli
- Thomas “Tom” Streett
- District 3
- Gloria E. Carlineo
- Joy W. Bauserman
- District 6
- Michael D. Rickard
- District 2
Wed, September 27 – Charterhouse School, 508 Piccadilly St, Edinburg
- Commonwealth’s Attorney
- Amanda McDonald Wiseley
- Elizabeth H. Cooper
- General Assembly
- Senate: Timmy F. French, Emily G. Scott
- Delegate: C. Todd Gilbert (invited), Bob W. Smith
Uncontested candidates for Clerk of Court, Sheriff, Commissioner of Revenue, Treasurer, and Lord Fairfax Soil and Water Conservation Director are invited to join us for the Meet and Greet from 5:30pm to 6:30pm. Forum will start promptly at 6:30pm.
On the day of the candidate forum, doors will open at 5:30 pm for question submissions. Index cards will be provided for attendees to submit questions. Cards must be submitted in writing no later than 6:15 pm and all submissions must be in the form of a question and not as a statement or testimonial. Meet and Greet with candidates will start at 5:30 pm.
All forums will be video recorded for later broadcast by Shenandoah County high school students, in partnership Hank Zimmerman, a Shenandoah County resident with video production experience, including recording and producing the 2021 candidate forum video broadcasts.
For more information and guidelines for the candidate forums, please visit: http://www.shenandoahcountychamber.com/Candidate-Forums
We are always excited to hold these forums as they are a great opportunity for voters to learn more about their candidates and for the candidates to introduce themselves and explain why they are running for office.