(West Plains) – The College Republicans and College Democrats will co-host a candidate forum for those running for local offices beginning at 5:30 PM Tuesday, October 2, in Melton Hall Room 112 on the Missouri State University-West Plains campus.
This free event is open to all.
Organizers said each candidate will be given time for a brief presentation, followed by a question/answer time from audience members.
Barbara Nyden, assistant professor of accounting/entrepreneurship at the college, is coordinating the event with Dr. Gary Phillips, associate professor of communications. Both have attempted to invite all candidates running for area county offices, state representative and state senate positions to participate in this event, they said. Candidates are encouraged to contact Phillips at 417-255-7283 or GaryPhillips@MissouriState.edu or Nyden at 417-255-7279 or BNyden@MissouriState.edu if they would like to take part.