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VIDAC TO HOLD ELECTION REFORM FORUM

Sept. 6, 2001 – Virgin Islanders for Democratic Action are sponsoring a public forum to discuss election reform. The meeting is set for 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 15 at the Holiday Inn/Windward Passage Hotel on the St. Thomas Waterfront.
Sen. Lorraine Berry, in making the announcement from her office, urged those people interested in election reform– which she pointed out was a large number of voters in the last election – to attend the meeting.
Slated to speak and offer short and long-term proposals to create an election system with more accountability are: Supervisor of Elections John Abramson, Arutro Watlington, state chair of the Democratic Party, Woodrow Green, chair fo the Caribbean Democratic Alliance Club; assistant Attorney General Delia Smith, former Sen. Arnold Golden; attorney Maxwell MacIntosh, and political scientists Paul Leary and Malik Sekou. Wanda Mills will serve as moderator.

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