Tarrytown, NY—The League of Women Voters of Westchester County Education Foundation announced that it will sponsor a virtual Candidates Forum for candidates in the Democratic Party Primary Election for Westchester District Attorney.
The virtual forum is scheduled for Thursday, May 28, 2020 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The two candidates in the primary are Former US Prosecutor and MSNBC Legal Analyst, Mimi Rocah, and Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr.
As it is neither practical nor prudent for participants to be co-located for this event, the League will use the cloud-based video conferencing application Zoom and participants will join from their chosen remote locations.
The Forum will be live-streamed and also be recorded for subsequent viewing on the county and local League of Women Voters’ websites through Primary Election Day, June 23. The League is soliciting questions from the public to be posed to the candidates.
“The League’s Candidates Forums provide residents with the opportunity to hear from all candidates on important issues in a calm, respectful, nonpartisan environment that encourages civil discourse,” says League of Women Voters of Westchester President Marylou Green. “We are particularly pleased to bring the candidates together virtually, as options for interaction between candidates and voters are greatly curtailed at this time.”
To register to view the live-streaming go to https://bit.ly/lwvwdalive.
Questions for the candidates to be asked during the Forum may be submitted via https://bit.ly/lwvwdaq.
The League of Women Voters and all its local Leagues take no position on candidates for public office or on political parties. The League works to encourage the informed and active participation of citizens in government, works to increase understanding of major policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. Membership in the League is open to all 16 years and older.