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USI hosts reorganization debate October 17

USI hosts reorganization debate October 17

10/4/2012 | University Communications

Should the City of Evansville and Vanderburgh County reorganize as a single political subdivision?

The University of Southern Indiana will be the site of a debate about that referendum question, which is on the ballot in Evansville and Vanderburgh County. Voting starts Monday and continues through Election Day, November 6.

Mayor Lloyd Winnecke and Sheriff Eric Williams (Yes) will debate County Treasurer Rick Davis and the Rev. Adrian Brooks (No) on city-county reorganization at 7 p.m. Wednesday, October 17, in Carter Hall in University Center West. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m.

The moderator for the event will be Brad Byrd, lead anchor for Eyewitness News and Local 7. 

The debate is sponsored by the Master of Public Administration (MPA) program and the MPA Society. 

For more information, call Dr. Matthew Hanka, assistant professor of political science, director of the MPA program, and advisor to the MPA Society, at 812/461-5204.

You can access the Reorganization Plan at

The use of the University of Southern Indiana's facilities for this event does not constitute an endorsement by the University. The University of Southern Indiana does not endorse these candidates or organizations or any other candidates or organizations in connection with this or any other political campaign or election.


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