WSRE and local Leagues of Women Voters give viewers unbiased look at candidates
Pensacola, Fla., June 7, 2016—“RALLY” candidate forums on WSRE are an election cycle tradition in Northwest Florida, going back to the 1970s. The “RALLY 2016” broadcasts for the upcoming primary and general elections in Escambia, Santa Rosa and Okaloosa counties have been scheduled for August 2–4 and October 25–26 respectively.
“RALLY 2016” is produced by WSRE in cooperation with the Okaloosa County and Pensacola Bay Area Leagues of Women Voters to give viewers an unbiased look at the candidates running for public office and an opportunity to hear their responses to questions on current issues. Mollye Barrows is the producer and will co-host the programs with WUWF’s Sandra Averhart.
Races include U.S. House of Representatives District 1; Florida Senate Districts 1 and 2; Florida House Districts 1, 2, 3 and 4; Escambia County Sheriff, County Commissioner, School Board, School Superintendent and Tax Collector; Santa Rosa County Sheriff, County Commissioner, School Board and School Superintendent; and Okaloosa County Sheriff, County Commissioner, School Board, School Superintendent and Property Appraiser.
To participate in the primary election broadcast, each candidate must demonstrate that he or she satisfies the candidate forum criteria for their particular race before 5 p.m. CST on Tuesday, July 19. The deadline for the same to appear on the general election broadcast is October 11.
WSRE provides “RALLY 2016” as a public service. Visit wsre.org/RALLY to learn more.
Pulpit to the Polls
Come join the Okaloosa NAACP in the Pulpit to the Polls Push for Voter Registration. The Church has always been a focal point in the community and the NAACP. Ministers have been strong advocates of their congregations participating in elections and having their voices heard.
Contact the Okaloosa County NAACP if you wish to hold a voter registration event at your church. The NAACP along with our Community Partners will come to your church on a Sunday of your choice to help ensure your congregation gets registered.
Your vote is your voice. I vote because . . .
It 's my right
It's my responsibility
And it's my children's future.
Call us at 262-9563 to schedule a Sunday voter registration table at your church.
Young Adult Survey
Please take the time to do our latest Northwest Florida Young Adult Survey. We are asking for this information in order to understand the needs of Okaloosa County Young Adults and to serve them to the best of our ability.
Get Out the Vote
What votes matter?
ALL votes matter.
Which vote is the most important?
YOUR vote is the most important.
What are the three steps to success?
You must register.
You must become educated on the Candidates and Issues.
You must VOTE.
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