The League of Women Voters of Richfield is sponsoring a Candidates Forum on from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 29 at Richfield City Hall and Municipal Center.
The forum is open to the public and will include candidates for both city and state elected offices as well as a presentation on the Richfield Public Schools District’s operating levy referendum. The forum will also be videotaped for later showing on cable television.
The schedule and invited participants are as follows (* denotes incumbent):
Time: 9 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
District 50: Melissa H. Wiklund (D) and Vern Wilcox (R)
District 63: Patrick Marron (R) and *Patricia Torres-Ray (D)
House of Representatives
District 50A: Joseph Koch (I), Craig Marston (R) and *Linda Slocum (D)
District 63B: Matt Ashley (R) and *Jean Wagenius (D)
Presentation on Operating Levy Referendum
Time: 10:20 a.m. to 10:40 a.m.
Presented by Superintendent Robert Slotterback, Richfield Public Schools.
Richfield City Council
Time: 10:50 a.m. to Noon
Ward 1: *Patrick Elliott
Ward 2: David Buzicky and Edwina Garcia
Ward 3: *Tom Fitzhenry
If a candidate is unable or unwilling to appear at the forum, a League of Women Voters member will read the absent candidate’s introductory and final statement. Campaign materials provided by the candidates will be placed on a table outside of the city council chambers for pick-up following the forum.
Editor's Note: The above information was taken from a League of Women Voters of Richfield press release.