The Salina Area Chamber of Commerce and League of Women Voters will sponsor a candidates forum for state legislative candidates on Thursday.
According to the chamber, one session will be held. 69th District candidates J.R. Claeys and Gerrett Morris will attend. Diana Dierks and Steven Johnson, even though they are uncontested races in the 71st and 108 Districts, are also invited to participate.
The format of the forum will consist of one minute opening remarks by each candidate, questions from a media panel, written questions from the audience, and one minute closing remarks by each candidate. Candidates will have one minute to answer questions.
The forum will be moderated by Mark Ritter, Chairman of the Board of the Chamber, and Ann Zimmerman of the League of Women Voters.
Candidate Profiles of the candidates for the 69th District and well as un-opposed candidates for the state legislature from Saline County and Saline County Commission candidates, will b available October 8th at the Saline County Clerk’s office, the Chamber office, 120 W. Ash, and on the Chamber website at www.salinakansas.org and League of Women Voters website at www.lwvsalina.org. They will also be available at the forum.
The forum, which is free and open to the public, is Thursday from 6:30-7:30pm, in the Salina Area Chamber of Commerce Visit Salina Annex, 120 W. Ash.