Spring Primary Candidate Forum
We will host a virtual candidate forum for the Democratic Primary race for the Athens City Council Fourth Ward seat on Tuesday, March 23 at 7:00
pm. The candidates are Christine Fahl (incumbent) and Alan Swank.
Questions are being taken in advance, due to the virtual format. Please send your questions to AthensAsks@gmail.com no later than 7:00pm on March 21.
The forum can be viewed live in three places:
1. City of Athens website, from the "Video" link on the homepage.
2. Facebook on either: City of Athens, Ohio - News and Information page or the League of Women Voters of Athens County page.
3. On TV at the Government Channel, Spectrum Cable Channel 1024.
Later, the recorded forum can be viewed on the City of Athens Facebook and YouTube channels, at the League's Facebook page, and will play periodically on
Spectrum Channel 1024.
Important Spring Dates:
March 19, 2021 - Military and Overseas Absentee Voting begins
April 5, 2021 - the last day to register to vote, or to update your registration information (did you move recently?)
April 6, 2021 - Early in-person voting begins
May 1, 2021 - official last day to request an absentee ballot (we recommend submitting your request as soon as possible)
May 4, 2021 - Election Day
The League of Women Voters, an issue-oriented organization,
- does not support candidates or political parties,
- encourages informed and active participation in government,
- works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and
- influences public policy through education and advocacy.