Emporia Chamber & League of Women Voters to Host Candidate Forum

The Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce Government Matters Committee and the League of Women Voters will host a candidate forum for the upcoming election on Tuesday, October 10, at 6 p.m., at the Flint Hills Technical College, 3301 W. 18th Ave., Emporia.

The Candidate Forum will be for Emporia Public School Board of Education candidates:  Jeremy Dorsey, Linda Forbes, Christy Grant, Art Gutierrez, Grant Riles, Leslie Seeley, and Sam Tovar.  Along with Emporia City Commission candidates: Erren Harter, Travis Hitt, James Sauder, Will Spencer and Becky Smith.

The Forum will begin with introductions of the candidates followed by about 35-40 minutes of questions and answers, then conclude with closing statements. There will be a time following for the candidates to meet and mingle with the attendees.

The General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 7.  Advance voting will be available Oct. 23 to Nov. 6 at the Lyon County Clerk’s Office.