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Candidate forums scheduled

By Greg Bird
birdman@tmcvoice.com

The McCreary County Republican Party will be hosting a series of Candidate Forums prior to the May 22 Primary Election.
Held over four nights at the Stearns Heritage Hall the forums will be moderated by members of local media. The forum will also be recorded and available for viewing on the Voice’s YouTube and Facebook pages.
Friday, April 20 will feature Republican Magistrate candidates from Districts 1 and 3, as well as PVA candidates. On Saturday, April 20 Magistrate candidates from Districts 2 and 4 will take the podium along with candidates for Coroner.
On Friday May 11 Jailer and Sheriff Candidates will be featured. The following night, Saturday, May 12 the final forum will showcase candidates for County Attorney and Judge Executive. Due to time constraints Constable candidates will not be able to take part in questions, but will be offered an opportunity to address the audience and make a brief campaign speech.
All forums are scheduled to begin at 6 p.m.
All candidates will be notified of the event and are encouraged to attend.
Efforts to organize a similar event for Democrats is underway at this time.

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