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Secretary Of State Connie Lawson To Host Candidate Schools Around Indiana
Updated September 19, 2018 7:13 AM
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(INDIANAPOLIS) - With Election Day fast approaching, Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson is hosting Candidate Schools around the state prior to the November 2018 General Election.

These informational meetings will cover important cyber security principles and details of methods that campaigns can use to protect themselves from cyber attacks and hacking attempts. They will also discuss campaign finance and general election information for candidates, campaign staff and local party officials. These schools will make sure candidates have all the necessary information to get through to Election Day.

"I understand the demands of the campaign cycle. That's why we're doing everything we can to help candidates prepare for the next two months," said Secretary Lawson. "Candidate Schools help new candidates understand the basics of cybersecurity and campaign finance while providing a refresher to veteran candidates."

Sessions will take place at the following locations:

Thursday, September 20

Vigo County
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Vigo County Public Library
1 Library Square, Terre Haute
Meeting Room B

Evansville-Vanderburgh County
4 p.m. - 5 p.m. (CDT)
Evansville-Vanderburgh Public Library, Central Branch
200 SE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Evansville
Browning Event Room B

Friday, September 21

1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Jeffersonville Township Public Library,
211 E. Court Ave, Jeffersonville
South Meeting Room,

Tuesday, September 25

Allen County
11 a.m. - Noon
Allen County Public Library, Main Branch
900 Library Plaza, Ft. Wayne
Meeting Room B

Elkhart County
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Elkhart County Public Library
300 S. Second Street, Elkhart
Meeting rooms 5 & 6

Wednesday, September 26

9 a.m. - 10 a.m. (CDT)
Valparaiso Public Library
130 Jefferson Street, Valparaiso
Library Meeting Room

1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Tippecanoe County Public Library, Downtown Library
627 South St, Lafayette
McAllister Room B

Thursday, September 27

11 a.m. - Noon
Indiana Government Center South
302 W Washington St, Conference 19

If candidates are unable to attend an in-person session, they are encouraged to attend a webinar session Thursday, Sept. 27 from 1-2 p.m. The webinar can be accessed by visiting Interested participants can also dial in by calling 1 (786) 535-3211 and using access code 606-103-717.

Candidates should RSVP to Nick Duffy at

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