Southwestern Oklahoma State University
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AAUW Hosting Public Forum on State Questions

09.16.2016

A nonpartisan information meeting addressing information on the upcoming general election ballot will be held October 4 on the campus of Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.

The American Association of University Women chapter in Weatherford is hosting the presentation from 7-8:30 p.m. in the SWOSU Business Enterprise Center, located at the corner of Davis and Seventh Streets. Admission is free, and the public is invited.

Randy Beutler, president of SWOSU, will present information about the seven state questions that have been approved for placement on the November ballot. He will also cover information about pre-election timelines such as requesting absentee ballots and when early voting will be open. General information will be presented about the public races that will also be contested on this ballot.

A free, open reception is planned starting at 6:30 p.m.

Beutler, who has served as SWOSU president since 2010, previously taught history and government and served in the Oklahoma House of Representatives.

The meeting will also serve as the October branch meeting for AAUW. AAUW membership is open to all individuals with an associate or higher education degree.  SWOSU students can join as e-members since SWOSU is an AAUW University Partner. For more information about membership in AAUW, contact the branch membership vice president, Dr. Lisa Appeddu, at lisa.appeddu@swosu.edu. Individuals who would like to join as new members can do so for a reduced fee by attending this educational community event. For more information about the meeting, contact Faye Henson, co-vice president for programs, at (580) 772-5984 or epita@cebridge.net.