Issues & Answers candidates forum Tuesday
The Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association hosts the 29th annual Issues and Answers Forum starting at 4:30 Tuesday at Glenwood Springs City Hall in the Council Chambers.
Participants include the two candidates for the Garfield County Commissioner District 1 seat, incumbent Republican Tom Jankovsky and Democrat Michael Sullivan.
Incumbent state Rep. Bob Rankin, a Republican running for re-election to the Colorado House District 57 seat against Libertarian candidate Sacha Mero, is also expected to attend.
In addition, pro and con representatives for two ballot questions, Amendment 68 (expanded racetrack gambling) and Colorado Proposition 105 (GMO labeling), are also expected.
The public is invited to attend and to suggest questions for the candidates. Ron Milhorn, news director of Colorado West Broadcasting/KMTS Radio, will moderate.
The forum will also be broadcast live on Cable Channel 10 and rebroadcast on Oct. 18, 19, 21, 24 and 31 at noon, 7 p.m. and midnight. A video of the forum will be available after the event online at http://www.glenwoodchamber.com.
The event is co-sponsored by the Post Independent, Colorado West Broadcasting (KMTS), Cable Channel 10 and local State Farm Insurance agents Jeff Leonard and Dee McCown.
Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 4. To register or change your address online, visit http://www.GoVoteColorado.com. The last day to register online and receive a ballot by mail is Oct. 27.
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