Candidates forum scheduled next week in Chattanooga

Candidates forum scheduled next week in Chattanooga

July 6th, 2012 by Staff Report in News


What: Candidate forum and debate

When: Thursday at 6 p.m.

Where: St. Paul AME Church, 2514 Williams St.

The Chattanooga chapter of the NAACP, the Hamilton County Voter Empowerment Team, the Chattanooga Times Free Press and WRCB-TV Channel 3 will host a candidate forum and debate next week.

The event will be held Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at St. Paul AME Church, at 2514 Williams St.

Candidates in the following races have been invited:

• State House District 28

• State Senate District 10

• 3rd Congressional District Democratic primary candidates

• Hamilton County mayor

The debate will be divided into four 30-minute sections, one for each race.

The Rev. Kenneth Love of St. Paul will moderate.

Voters will head to the polls beginning July 13 for early voting in the county general and state primary election. The election is Aug. 2.

Those who have a specific question for candidates should email them to Put the word "debate" in the subject line.