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2004 Media Releases

March 25, 2004
For More Information Contact:
Dave Norris, Citizen Information Center, 441-7547
Sharon Nemeth, League of Women Voters, 472-2333, 489-3571

Congressional Debate Set for April 5

The public is invited to a debate among the candidates for the 1st District U.S. Congressional seat at 7 p.m. Monday, April 5 at the CEDARS Northbridge Community Center, 1533 North 27th Street. The primary election is May 11, and all candidates seeking their partyís nomination for the November 2 general election have been invited.

The debate is sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Lincoln-Lancaster County, the North 27th Business and Civic Association, the Lincoln-Lancaster Womenís Commission and Aging Services/Lincoln Area Agency on Aging. 5 CITY-TV, the government access cable channel, will tape the debate for airing on cable channel 5. A schedule will be available on the City web site at The debate will also be available through video-on-demand through the web site.

The Republican candidates are Andrew Ringsmuth, Daniel Manning, Curt Bromm, Jeff Fortenberry, Greg Ruehle, Bob Van Valkenburg and Greg Walburn. The Democratic candidates are Phil Chase, Matt Connealy, Janet Stewart and Charlie Matulka.

The winner of the November 2 general election will replace U.S. Representative Doug Bereuter, who is retiring. A voter registration form is also available on the City web site. Mail-in registration forms must be postmarked on or before the third Friday preceding the election. The deadline for those registering in person at the Election Commissionerís office, 601 North 46th Street, is 6 p.m. the second Friday preceding the election.

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