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League of Women Voters sets Candidates Forum for Oct. 24

Monday, October 15, 2012

The Greencastle League of Women Voters, WGRE radio and the Banner-Graphic are co-sponsoring a Candidates Forum for the Putnam County community in advance of the Nov. 6 general election.

It will be conducted on Wednesday, Oct. 24, beginning at 7 p.m. at Watson Forum in the Pulliam Center for Contemporary Media on the DePauw University campus (corner of Locust and Elm streets).

The forum will also be broadcast live on WGRE radio (91.5 FM) and on Greencastle's local cable access Channel 3.

The forum will feature candidates running for the Indiana State Legislature and for Putnam County Commissioner District 1.

State candidates attending the forum will be Democrat Charles Bender and Republican Pete Miller, running for State Senate, District 24; Democrat Jim Cahill and Republican Rodric Bray, running for State Senate District 37; and Democrat Richard Thompson, running for State House, District 44.

Putnam County Commissioner District 1 candidates who are scheduled to be in attendance are Democrat candidate Jeffrey Blaydes and independent candidate Charlie Boller.

The panelists will be Beth Newton Watson of the Greencastle League of Women Voters, Ariella Ford of WGRE news and a representative of the Banner Graphic.

Kate Hendrickson of WGRE will serve as the moderator.

At the conclusion of the forum, audience members will be allowed to ask questions of the candidates. Refreshments will be served.

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Why don't they use the new meeting space in the new bookstore?

-- Posted by stealthmode on Tue, Oct 16, 2012, at 3:40 PM

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