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Manhasset forum to weigh campaign finance

Manhasset is an Indian term that translates to

Manhasset is an Indian term that translates to “The Island Neighborhood.” (March 5, 2012) Credit: Nicole Bartoline

The League of Women Voters of Port Washington-Manhasset plans to hold a forum and panel discussion on campaign-finance reform Thursday.

The forum, “Democracy for Sale: A Case for Fair Elections in New York State,” will be held tonight at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Manhasset, will feature state Sen. Jack Martins (R-Mineola) and Assemb. Michelle Schimel (D-Great Neck) along with a representative from the New York State League of Women Voters and the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of law.

The forum will include presentations, a panel discussion, and questions from the audience, and will focus on campaign-finance issues in New York State.

The event will be held at 7 p.m. at 48 Shelter Rock Rd. in Manhasset. For more information, contact League of Women Voters of Port Washington-Manhasset president Jane Thomas at 516-883-0698 or jane.thomas@gmail.com.

 

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