Wisconsin League of Women Voters to host candidate forum July 31
Voters are encouraged to meet primary candidates for the 12th District State Senate and 34th District Assembly positions at a forum on Tuesday, July 31, at 7 p,m,, in the Nicolet College Theatre in Rhinelander.
All candidates appearing on the ballot for the primary race set for Aug. 14 were invited to attend. The general election will be held on Nov. 6.
Candidates accepting the invitation to the forum include senate candidates Lisa Theo of Tomahawk and Susan Sommer of Phelps and assembly candidates Roberta Retrum of Eagle River and Merlin VanBuren of Rhinelander.
The forum is sponsored by the League of Women Voters (LWV), a non-partisan, nationwide organization that advocates for voters all across the United States. Northwoods members-at-large of the Wisconsin LWV are hosting the event. The audience will have an opportunity to submit their queries for the candidates in writing. These questions will be presented by forum moderator Mick Fiocchi.
In addition to answering questions, each candidate will give short opening and closing statements.