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Get Schooled on Voting 

Still undecided on how you’re voting come November? Here are four events dedicated to the dissemination of information on ballot initiatives, economic policies and how voting shapes the political and social landscape.

A forum will be held tonight at the East Bend Library in conjunction with the League of Women Voters. The forum is non-partisan and will focus on ballot initiatives. The event starts at 5:15 is free and open to the public.

Tomorrow morning the Bend Chamber hosts a Town Hall Breakfast Forum with guest speaker Neil Bryant. Bryant, a former State Senator and attorney with the local firm Bryant, Lovlien & Jarvis, will discuss each ballot measure and the implications if ratified. The event is at 7:30am at the Bend Golf & Country Club. $30 for members and $40 for non-members.

According to Jackson Miller, Oregonians participate in the political ritual of voting on citizen initiatives with more frequency than any other group in the US and these citizen-generated measures have dramatically transformed the state’s political and social landscape. Learn more by attending his presentation entitled Know Politics: Oregon’s Controversial Ballot Initiatives at 2pm Saturday at the downtown Bend Public Library. Free.

James Foster, OSU Cascades political science professor and author of Bong Hits for Jesus discusses Keynesian v. laissez faire economic policies in the presentation Know Politics: Broccoli, Marijuana, and Commerce: FDR or Ayn Rand? Given the divergent and often polarizing philosophies of both the presidential candidates and their respective parties the discussion of Keynesian v. laissez faire policies is especially relevant. 2pm Sunday at the Sisters Public Library. Free.

Know of other forums, debates or political discussions happening in and around Central Oregon? Submit your events to calendar@tsweekly.com.


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