The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.
The election date is as follows:
City General Election: Tuesday, November 3, 2015
The November City General Election will determine the disposition of Troy Mayor and 4 of the 7 Troy City Council members whose terms expire November 2015: Mayor: Dane Slater; Council: Two year term unopposed, Jim Campbell, and 5 people running for 3 4-year seats: Edna Abrahim, Ethan Baker, Steve Gottlieb, Dave Henderson, Paul McCown.
There are also two ballot proposals: library and Troy schools.
To view the entire League of Women Voters of Troy Area Troy Candidate Forum, there are three ways:
1. link to http://www.cmntv.org/2015/10/lwv-troy-area-troy-candidates-forum-oct-6-2015/ and click on the arrow in the large picture of the first of the candidates OR
2. watch the candidate forum on your television on public access (channel 18 for either WOW or Comcast) on the following dates and times: Currently we have two air times but will add more next week. Saturday, Oct 17, 2015 5pm Thursday, Oct 22, 2015 1:30pm Check CMNtv website or call for that information at 248.589.7778 for more television dates OR
3. go to the website CMNtv.org and click on *video on demand and then click on the stars and stripes background forum information and watch it on your television
A limited number of written voter guides are available at the adult section of the Troy Library on the counter there.
Click here for a nonpatisan voter guide and the wording of the ballot proposals.
You can't vote if you are not registered. If you are unsure, you can check with the Troy city clerk's office at 248.524.3316. For more info, call LWV Troy Area at 248.689.2310.
REMEMBER: DEMOCRACY IS NOT A SPECTATOR SPORT!