Judicial Elections in North Carolina
In a celebration of Law Day, the League of Women Voters of Orange, Durham, and Chatham Counties will sponsor a voter education program on judicial elections in North Carolina. The program will take place on Thursday, May 1, from 5:30 to 6:30pm, at Extraordinary Ventures, 200 S. Elliot Road, Chapel Hill. The program is open to the public. Admission and parking are free.
Catharine Arrowood, President-elect of the North Carolina Bar Association, will discuss the challenges in the current method of judicial selection and what the Bar Association is doing to address the issues. Ms. Arrowood is a partner with Parker Poe, Adams & Bernstein and a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. She also serves as an arbitrator and mediator and was chosen by the North Carolina Bar Association to receive its Brent McKnight Renaissance Lawyer award in 2011.
The League of Women Voters Annual Meeting will follow the program. Non-members are welcome to remain for the Meeting and learn more about the League’s plans for the coming year.
Reservations are not required.
The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization, which encourages informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.