Rock the Vote!

∗Mariposa AAUW raises community awareness and provides voter education events to prepare citizens to exercise civic responsibilities.

We offer several community events that support voter education. Our next big voter education event is our Candidates’ Forum. Scroll down to learn more about both the Candidates’ Forum and also our High School Voter Registration Packets (always a big hit!)

Candidate Forums

Our next Candidates’ Forum will be held….

October 12th

Mariposa County Supervisors’ Chambers

5:15 PM- Mariposa County Unified School District Board Candidates

6:30 PM- John C Fremont Healthcare District Director Candidates

See our flyer 2016 Candidates’ Forum Flyer

The AAUW Candidates’ Forum is a moderated event for non-partisan office elections.

AAUW seeks to involve the community in identifying topics of interest related to the elected office and to facilitate an environment for sharing ideas.

The purpose of the forum is to encourage the free exchange of ideas between the community and candidates.

The forum provides a chance for the candidates to hear of issues of importance to the community as well as an opportunity for the community to learn about the candidates’ position on issues.

High School Voter Registration Packets with Birthday Cards for 18 year olds

  • Candidate Forums

 

High School Voter Registration Packets

Each year, members create packets of nonpartisan voter information, voter registration cards, a birthday card and a few goodies for high schoolers to receive on their 18th birthday to encourage active participation in our democracy.

 

Past Events:

2016 Primary Candidates’ Forum

AAUW Mariposa held two events- one in Mariposa, and one in Greeley Hill with high public turn out and lots of great questions.

2014 Events

District Supervisor – Cathey’s Valley

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2012 Events

Candidate Forum – JCF Hospital District Board

Left to right: Mike McCreary, Carl Wood, Candace Harrison, Troy Foster (sitting in for Suzette Prue)

Candace Harrison, Samuel (Mike) McCreary and Carl Wood joined the community in an opportunity to discuss their qualifications and stance on issues facing the JCF hospital District Board in the next term.  Suzette Prue was unable to join due to previous commitments. Troy Foster read her opening and closing statement.

 

 

 

April 4th – Greely Hill Candidate Forum

 

April 25th – Board of Supervisors’ Chambers.  This informative evening allowed citizens to meet and hear the District 2 and 5 Supervisor candidates answer questions and express their views on topics relevant to the community and the county.

2010 Event

On May 12th, 2010 Candidates for District 1 and 3 Supervisors, Sherrif, Auditor and unopposed candidates for District Attorney, Assessor, Treasurer participated in a forum held at the County Supervisor’s Chambers.  AAUW members consolidated questions from the audience which were presented by the moderator.