City of Lincoln
2004 Media Releases
Candidates on the November 2 general election ballot will face off in three debates Thursday evening, September 23, at Saint Paul United Methodist Church, 11th and “M” streets. The public is invited to attend the debates. The schedule is:
Lancaster County Commissioners are elected on a county-wide, at-large basis.
Timers will be Danja Pegram-Siders, Lincoln-Lancaster Women's Commission, and Jan Gauger, League of Women Voters member and a representative of the North 27th Business and Civic Association. The debate coordinator is Sharon Nemeth of the League.
Parking is available at the church parking garage, which is entered from 11th Street, and at a lot directly across from the church on 11th Street, which has a $1 fee. The debates will take place in the church's dining room, which can be reached by entering the church's west doors. Church members will have mail-in registration forms, absentee ballot request forms and election information brochures from the Lancaster County Election Commission at the west entrance.
The debates will be taped for showing on 5 CITY-TV, the government access cable channel. The schedule will be available on the City web site at lincoln.ne.gov. The debate will also be available through video-on-demand through the Web site.
The League of Women Voters of Lincoln-Lancaster County are sponsoring the debate with Aging Services/Lincoln Area Agency on Aging, the Lincoln-Lancaster Women's Commission, the North 27th Business and Civic Association and Saint Paul United Methodist Church. Funding for the Congressional debate is provided by debate co-sponsors and the League of Women Voters of Nebraska Education Fund. Funding for the airing of the County Commissioners debates is provided by the League of Women Voters of Lincoln-Lancaster County Education Fund.