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Sonoma State University will present a series of forums about the issues facing voters on the Nov. 2 ballot.
On Wednesday, Oct. 27, a panel of non-partisan experts organized by the League of Women Voters will present the pros and cons of key ballot measures. The event, which is open to the public, begins at 7 p.m. in the Student Union multi-purpose room.
The panel will focus on Prop. 19, which would legalize recreational use of marijuana; Prop. 21, which would raise vehicle license fees to fund state parks; and Prop. 25, which would allow the Legislature to pass the state budget by a simple majority.
Next week, SSU will stage a follow-up event to discuss the results of the election. The presentation will take place Wednesday, Nov. 3 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in Schulz 3001. David McCuan, an associate professor of political science, will moderate a panel of guests, including SSU President Ruben Armiñana and Cynthia Boaz, an assistant professor of political science at SSU.
On Wednesday, Nov. 10 at 7 p.m., political analyst Ronee Schreiber presents “Women in Conservative Politics” in The Commons, located on the north side of the campus quad area. Schreiber, the author of “Righting Feminism: Conservative Women and American Politics,” will discuss the outcome of the election with an emphasis on the conservative female candidates and their impact on the political landscape.
— Ted Appel
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