Iâ€™m on the hot seat tomorrow as pro-referendum Orange County Commissioner Moses Carey (and legions of staffers) try to counter my pro-democracy arguments against local election redistricting 😉
Seriously, if folks walk away understanding how this redistricting actually diminishes â€œsmall dâ€ democracy, distorts voter-power, potentially overweights rural influence and that other, better, alternatives were not adequately entertained, Iâ€™ll be satisfied.
ELECTION FORUM â€” The League of Women Voters-ODC will host an educational forum on the November referendum on district elections for Orange County commissioners at 7 p.m. in the Orange Water and Sewer Authority conference room, 400 Jones Ferry Road in Carrboro. A second forum is scheduled for Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. in the F. Gordon Battle Courtroom, 106 E. Margaret Lane in Hillsborough.
I’ll be the long-haired, bleary-eyed, referendum rebuker.
BTW, I might not be able to make the Nov. 1st meeting. Anyone else interested in publicly countering the referendum?