League of Women Voters Announces Candidate Debate Schedule

VENTURA, CALIF. (Jan 30, 2020) — The League of Women Voters of Ventura County (LWVVC) announced today that it will host several candidate forums in Ventura County prior to the March 3 California first ever “Super Tuesday” Primary Election.

All forums are free and open to the public. Questions come from the audience and are asked by the moderator.

The League encourages residents to register for the forums online at so that they can be notified of any last minute changes. Registration also helps the League predict attendance and provide parking details and other information to attendees. Registration is not required.

Pat Essick, Voter Services Chair for the League of Women Voters of Ventura County, says “As part of our mission to encourage informed and active participation in government, we are proud once again to host forums for local races. This is an opportunity for voters to submit questions and learn about each candidate running to represent them.”

Betsy Patterson, President of the League of Women Voter Ventura County added “For the past 100 years, the mission of the League of Women Voters has been to inform voters about candidates and issues so they can vote wisely. We are a non-profit, non-partisan organization.”

The League of Women Voters does not support or oppose candidates or political parties.

Voters can also visit the League’s website:  www.LwvVenturaCounty.organd its Facebook page:  for details.

To check registration status, register or re-register to vote, visit the California Secretary of State’s website


Thursday, February 6, 7:30 – 9:00 PM

Balboa Middle School, 247 South Hill Road, Ventura

Candidates for Assembly District 37 — Jonathan Abboud, Steve Bennett, Stephen Blum, Charles Cole Jason Dominguez, Elsa Granados, Cathy Murillo

Friday, February 7, 7:00 – 8:30 PM

Camarillo City Hall, 601 Carmen Drive, Camarillo

Ventura County Supervisor District 3 — Kelly Long & Kim Marra Stephenson

Tuesday, February 11, 7:00 – 9:00 PM

Simi Valley City Hall, 2929 Tapo Canyon Road, Simi Valley

Candidates for Assembly District 38 — Dina Cervantes, Annie E. Cho, Kelvin Driscoll, Brandii Grace,  Suzette Martinez Valladares, Lucie Lapointe Volotzky

Wednesday, February 12, (two forums)

Oxnard College Performing Arts Center

4000 South Rose Avenue, Oxnard

6:00 – 6:45 PM Oxnard Measure B debate

7:00 – 9:00 PM Ventura County Supervisor District 5 candidates — Jeffrey Burum, Tim Flynn, Jess Herrera, Carmen Ramirez, Veronica Robles-Solis

Thursday, February 20, 7:00 – 8:30 PM

Palazzio Events Center, 814 East Main Street, Santa Paula

Co-sponsored by Santa Paula Chamber of Commerce and Palazzio Event Center

Candidates for Ventura County Supervisor District 3 – Kelly Long and Kim Marra Stephenson


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