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Two candidate forums coming up for runoff

6/20/2014, 3:45 p.m.

Voters can hear the views of candidates for state school superintendent and the DeKalb School Board at forums on June 21 and June 26 in Decatur.

The runoff elections take place July 22. Early voting starts June 30 at the DeKalb Election Office on Memorial Drive in Decatur.

The DeKalb NAACP has invited candidates in the primary runoff election for state school superintendent to a forum on June 21.

It takes place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the South DeKalb Office Park, 3015 S. Rainbow Drive, in the conference room.

The NAACP nonpartisan candidate forums aim to increase awareness and participation in the full political process. For more information, email naacpdek@comcast.net or call 404-241-8006.

Its for Them DeKalb is hosting a runoff forum for DeKalb School Board candidates on June 26 at DeKalb Medical.

The panel-style question-and-answer forum, moderated by Linda Torrence, takes place from 7 to 9 p.m.

It is free and open to the public.

The candidates are Michael Erwin and Atticus LeBlanc, District 3; Karen Carter and Jim McMahan, District 4; and Thad Mayfield and Vickie B. Turner, District 5.

To learn more about the candidates, visit http://itsforthemdekalb.org.

DeKalb Medical is at 2701 N. Decatur Road.