Archive for Thursday, July 19, 2012

Candidate forums planned for Tonganoxie, Leavenworth

July 19, 2012

A candidate forum will be 7 p.m. Tuesday at the VFW Hall in Tonganoxie. First State Bank and Trust is sponsoring the meet-the-candidates event. Candidates for the upcoming primary have been invited.

A professor from Kansas City Kansas Community College also will offer two political forums in Leavenworth in advance of the Aug. 7 primary election for county and state races.

The first forum, 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, will include candidates for Leavenworth County Kansas House districts involved in contested primaries. The second, 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, July 30, will include candidates for the Leavenworth County Commission and for the county’s state Senate districts involved in contested primaries. Both forums will be at Riverfront Community Center, 123 S. Esplanade St. in Leavenworth.

The forums in Leavenworth will be moderated by Ernest Evans, a political science professor at KCKCC’s Leavenworth campus.


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