Black Empowerment Coalition to sponsor one last chat with primary candidates before Election Day

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Editor’s note: The location for this event has changed since the story was published. It will be held at Beyond Fitness at 1538 Rio Road East. The location is in the Fashion Square Mall.

In what looks likely to be one of voters’ last chances to meet local primary election candidates in person before heading out to the polls, the Black Empowerment Coalition will host an evening with primary candidates on June 13 at Beyond Fitness at 1538 Rio Road East, in the Fashion Square Mall.

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Democratic candidates for the 54th District House of Delegates seat Katrina Callsen, Bellamy Brown and Dave Norris will attend; as well as candidates for the 55th District seat: Amy Laufer and Kellen Squire, according to a Black Empowerment Coalition flier announcing the event.

Democratic candidates for Senate District 12, Sally Hudson and Creigh Deeds, will also attend alongside the three non-incumbent candidates for Charlottesville City Council, Dashad Cooper, Natalie Oschrin and Bob Fenwick. Lloyd Snook and Michael Payne are both unable to attend due to prior commitments.

The event is 6 p.m. on June 13, and is open to the public.

Early voting in all of these primary races is underway for Charlottesville and Albemarle County.

In Charlottesville, residents can vote in person on weekdays at the voter registration office at City Hall Annex, 120 7th St. NE, Room 142. The office will also be open Saturday, June 10 and Saturday, June 17 from 8:30 p.m.

In Albemarle, in person early voting happens at 5th Street County Office Building Room A, 1600 5th Street Extended. The county office is also open weekdays, and Saturday June 10 and Saturday June 17 from 8:30 p.m.

Election Day is June 20. Find your polling place here.

The deadline to register to vote has passed, but anyone eligible can still vote using same day registration.

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