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Candidates Forum Set for Oct. 22 in Bowling Green

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A Candidates Forum is being held Monday, Oct. 22  in Bowling Green that will focus on local state Senate and House races, as well as the City Commission. 

The forum is sponsored by the Bowling Green Human Rights Commission, the Bowling Green-Warren County NAACP and Black Leaders Advocating for the Community.

A spokeswoman for the Human Rights Commission said 32nd District Senate Democratic nominee Jeanie Smith be participating. Republican incumbent Mike Wilson said a previous obligation will keep him from attending.

Both candidates in the 20th District House race, Democrat Patti Minter and Republican Ben Lawson, are taking part.

At least nine of the 11 candidates running for Bowling Green City Commission have confirmed that they’ll attend.

The Candidates Forum beings at 5:30 p.m.  with the state Senate and House candidates. The forum for City Commission begins at 7 p.m.  The forum is being held at the Sate Street Baptist Church, at 340 State Street in Bowling Green.