Candidates' Forum for Jerome Town Council planned Aug. 13

The Jerome Chamber of Commerce and League of Women Voters Greater Verde Valley are holding a candidates' forums Aug. 13 for the Jerome Town Council election, which will be Aug. 26.

With 11 candidates running for Jerome Town Council this candidates' forums will give voters an opportunity to hear the candidates speak to the issues that are important to their communities and to ask them questions that are important to you, the voter.

 The forum will be held on Wednesday, August 13, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Lawrence Memorial Hall (Spook Hall) located at 260 Hull Ave., Jerome. The candidates running for Jerome Town Council are Christina "Alex" Barber, Anne Bassett, Nikki Check, Lew Currier, Douglas Freund, "Rad" Chad Hembrough, Randall Hunt, Bill Phinney, Steve Pontious, Abe Stewart and Frank Vander Horst. They have been invited to discuss the issues facing the Town of Jerome

Early Voting began July 31. The last day to request an early ballot by mail is Aug. 15. The last Day to vote early in person is Aug. 22.

Remember, those voters registered as no preference "Independent" can vote in the Primary Election. These voters choose a ballot of the party of their choice from those that are on the primary ballot.  This does not re-register you as a member of that party. 

 For information on the Town of Jerome elections go For all other election information go to Yavapai County website and click on election information. 

For more information about these candidates' forums for the August 26 Primary Election contact the League of Women Voters Greater Verde Valley at


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