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OP Candidate Forum: Chapel Hill Mayor

There are three candidates for Chapel Hill Mayor including Mayor Mark Kleinschmidt, Pam Hemminger, and Gary Kahn.

The moderator will be Lisa Sorg, former editor of The Indy Week.


Sunday, October 4, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm


OP Candidate Forum: Chapel Hill Carrboro School Board

There are eight candidate running for the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Board of Education including two incumbants, Annetta Streater and David Saussy, and six challengers, Rani Dasi, Gregg Gerdau, Joal Hall Broun, Pat Heinrichs, Margaret Samuels, and Theresa Watson.

The moderator will be UNC Law School Professor Barbara Fedders.


Sunday, October 11, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm


OP Candidate Forum: Hillsborough Board of Commissioners

There are five candidates for the Hillsborough Board of Commissioners, including two incumbants, Evelyn Lloyd and Brian Lowen, and three challengers, Mark Bell, Ashley Desena, and Cindy Talisman.

Our moderator is still to be determined.


Sunday, September 27, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm


What We're Reading: August 7

Here's some of what we're reading this week:

What We're Reading: July 31

Here's some of what we're reading this week:

What We're Reading: July 24

This week, we're reading:

What We're Reading: July 17

Happy Friday! We hope to see you tonight at 5:30pm at DSI Comedy for our Candidate Coming Out Party. Before you join us then, here are some things we found interesting on the web this week:


Elections 2015

Elections will be held on November 3, 2015, for Carrboro Board of Aldermen, Chapel Hill Town Council, Hillsborough Town Board, and the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Board of Education.

What We're Reading: July 10

Happy Friday! Here are a few articles from the OP Editors that we found interesting this week:



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