IOWA CITY– The candidates vying for the current vacancy on the Johnson County Board of Supervisors – Lori Cardella (R), Jim Knapp (nominated by petition) and Janelle Rettig (D) – will share their perspectives and answer audience questions at a candidate forum on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2010. The forum, co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Johnson County (LWVJC) and FAIR!, will be held at the Iowa City Public Library, Room A, from 7-8:30 p.m. A meet and greet will follow from 8:30-9 p.m. Refreshments provided by FAIR!
The Special Election is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2010. The shortened period for campaigning heightened the need for public forums, a need the League of Women Voters of Johnson County consistently meets in the community. The forum will be broadcast live on the Iowa City Public Library Station (cable 10) and rebroadcast on City Channels in Coralville, Iowa City and North Liberty. Allison Werner-Smith, a lawyer and League member, will moderate.
Voting on Jan. 19 will be at your regular voting location with early voting available throughout the county. Visit www.jcauditor.com  for more information.