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Results of Consensus on Primary Elections
Bicentennial Scripts Available
Small Business Hawaii Joins Forces with LWV/Hawaii in Vacancy Study
Debates Conference Held (Sheila Gilbertson)
From the President (Anne Lee)
Action on Education (Libby Oshiyama & Marion Saunders)
Letts Resigns from Board
Hawai'i County LWV Adopts Positions on Makalawena... (Dorothy Doudna)
Debates Conference Held
The LWV/Hawaii Education Fund, with funds provided by a $1000 grant from the Gannett Foundation,, sponsored a Conference on Debates on February 2, 1988. The purpose of the conference was to explore with members of our community various aspects of debates, such as criteria for selecting participants, and to begin building support, financial and otherwise, for the LWV-sponsored debates.
Invitations went out in January to 40 members of the community representing the League, media, business and other community interests. Twenty-nine persons accepted our invitation and received a background paper.
At the conference, Pat Shutt led the discussion, which was lively and informative. Topics covered included the value of primary debates versus general election debates in Hawaii, the inclusion of third party candidates, how to select a format, and what races to target. In summary, participants felt that:
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