Election day is less than two weeks away and the Alliance For a Livable Newport (ALN), a local nonprofit that works to promote and enhance the quality of life in Newport by providing an unbiased resource for information on issues facing the community, wants to help you become a confident, educated and savvy voter.

There are a number of new names on each candidate list,  ALN has developed questions designed to help voters make informed choices for City Council and School Committee.

Link to City Council Questionnaire with answers – 2016 Newport City Council Candidates Survey Responses

Link to School Committee Questionnaire with answers –  2016 School Committee Candidates Survey Responses

For more information on the Alliance For A Livable Newport, visit www.newportalliance.org.

This story was originally published on September 19th, it has been republished due to popular demand and important content.

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