TROY — Meet the Candidate night, sponsored by Leadership Troy Alumni, is scheduled to be broadcast live on WPTW 98.1 FM and 1570 AM. It will also be recorded and played by on TCTondemand.com.
The forum to Meet the Candidates for 8th Congressional District will be held today, May 19, at the Troy Junior High School, 556 N. Adams St., Troy. Doors open at 7 p.m. The program will begin promptly at 7:30 p.m. and will last 60 minutes. The event will feature candidates for the 8th Congressional District race in the June 7 Special Election.
The winner of this election will fill the unexpired term of John Boehner to the end of this year. Green Party candidate James J. Condit, Jr., Republican Candidate Warren Davidson, and Democratic Candidate Corey Foister have confirmed their intention to participate in the forum. Written questions from the audience will be accepted and presented by the media panel including Joshua Byers of the Troy Daily News, Scott Hornberger of Troy Community Radio, and Matt Bayman of MyMiamiCounty.com. Candidates may make themselves available before or after the event for informal conversation. Tom Dunn will serve as moderator.
Leadership Troy Alumni have been hosting the Meet the Candidate forums since 1990. Leadership Troy includes residents of the Troy area who, since 1984, have successfully completed an extensive program designed to increase the quality and quantity of men and women capable of accepting leadership roles in community organizations.