Sheriff candidates forum set for Thursday
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The League of Women Voters of Merced County will host a forum Thursday for the four candidates competing to be the next sheriff-coroner in Merced County.
The forum will be at 7 p.m. in the City Council chamber at the Merced Civic Center, 678 W. 18th St.
Four candidates are seeking the office: Pat Lunney, Jim Soria, Frank Swiggart and Vern Warnke.
Candidates will answer questions read by moderator Geri Brown.
Participants may submit questions in advance via Facebook at facebook.com/lwvmercedco or email at LWVMercedCo@gmail.com, or during the forum. The questions will be screened to eliminate any deemed inappropriate to the office or of a personal nature.
The league will have voter registration information and forms available for those not yet registered to vote.
The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization.
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