August 15, 2014
Vermonters and the Johnson State community will get the chance to hear from political candidates and a political columnist this fall as part of the weekly Vermont Politics Speaker Series. The lectures are scheduled as part of state Sen. and Political Science Professor William Doyle’s “Campaign and Elections” class.
The public is invited to attend the free series held on Mondays from 3 to 4:15 p.m. in the Ellsworth Room of Willey Library Learning Center. There will be no session held Oct. 6, during JSC’s fall break.
The scheduled speakers include:
Aug. 25: Republican candidates for governor
Sept. 1: Jon Margolis, columnist for VTDigger.org, providing an analysis of statewide races (note: Johnson State holds classes on Labor Day)
Sept. 8: Local legislative candidates
Sept. 15: Candidates for treasurer
Sept. 22: Candidates for lieutenant governor
Sept. 29: Candidates for secretary of state
Oct. 13: Candidates for auditor of accounts
Oct. 20: Candidates for U.S. Congress
Nov. 4: David Mears, Commissioner, Environmental Conservation
Nov. 18: Lawrence Miller, Secretary, Vermont Department of Commerce and Community Affairs
Dec. 2: Candidates for Vermont governor
Dec. 9: Jeb Spaulding, secretary, Vermont Agency of Administration
Note: Depending on candidates’ schedules and state primary outcomes, their visits to Johnson State may be rescheduled. Please check JSC’s Events Calendar on the day of the event to confirm details.