Friday, January 04, 2008
7th District Candidate Forum Slated
You'll have a chance to hear from most of the announced Democratic candidates for the special election to succeed U.S. Rep. Julia Carson on this coming Monday thanks to the efforts of several GLBT-friendly Democratic committeepersons who are organizing the event. The candidate forum is slated for Monday, January 7 at the Firefighters Hall on Massachusetts Avenue at the corner of College Avenue at 7:00 p.m. One of the organizers, retired ISU professor Donald Shields, says he expects Andre Carson, David Orentlicher, Greg Porter, Carolene Mays, Randle Pollard and Mike Rodman to participate. If you are a Democratic committeeperson in the 7th District, or an interested voter, you are encouraged to attend to learn more about the candidates who will by vying for the party's nomination at the caucus slated a week from Saturday on January 12.