Monday, September 22, 2008

Candidate Forum

Candidates for the three Kalamazoo County based Michigan House of Representatives districts will speak at a forum at Western.

Michigan Legislators Speak at Open Forum


With the elections fast approaching, six candidates running for Michigan legislature will meet for an open forum at the Little Theater on East Campus.

The forum will focus on how the candidates plan to affect state funding for WMU in the midst of a budget crisis. The forum will run from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and is open to the public.

The six candidates for the Michigan legislature are from the 60th, 61st, and 63rd districts. Robert Jones-D serves in the House for the 60th district and is the only incumbent candidate. The other five are Jase Bolger-R, Julie Rogers-D, Charles Ybema-R, Phyllis Smith-D and Larry Deshazor- R.

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