Newport County Forum Videos - General Election

Newport County Forum Videos - General Election

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The Newport County League is working with Lynne Tungett, owner and editor of Newport This Week, and other local civic and media organizations, to organize virtual forums to help voters learn more about Newport County candidates for state and local office. The other cooperating entities are: Alliance for a Livable Newport, Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce, WADK, Newport Buzz, and PEG RI-TV. The first forum was September 10, and there will be 4 more before the General Election.

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September 10 Newport School Committee Candidates Forum
Participants: Louisa Boatwright (I), Becky Bolan (I), David Carlin, Mike Cullen, Jim Dring, Sandra Flowers (I), Ray Gomes(I), Robert Leary (I), Stephanie Winslow (I) - Not participating: Nycole Matthews
(I) incumbent

September 17 Middletown School Committee Forum
Vanessa Ellermann, Tami Holden, Frances Moldveen, Bill O’Connell, Cindy Perry

September 24 Newport City Council - City At-Large Candidates 
Mayor Jamie Bova, Lynn Ceglie, Beth Cullen, Elizabeth Fuerte, Jeanne-Marie Napolitano, Susan Taylor and Kevin Michaud - Councilor Justin McLaughlin withdrew

October 1 Newport City Council – Wards
Candidates for First Ward: Hugo DeAscantis & Angela McCalla
Second Ward: Charlie Holder & Kim Salerno
Third Ward: Kate Leonard & Paul Marshall

October 8 Newport County State Representative Candidates
Candidates for District 71: Michelle McGaw-D, Amy Veri-R (not present: Nathan Melvin-I)
District 72: Terri Cortvriend-D, Ken Mendonca-R
District 75: Lauren Carson-D (not present: Patrick Donovan-R)


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