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Legislative candidate forums in Alexandria finalized
Alexandria Minnesota 225 7th Ave E
P.O. Box 549
56308

Details have been finalized for the pair of Legislative Candidate Forums scheduled during October in Alexandria, designed as an education opportunity for local voters.

Each forum will have a time for questions prepared by the Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce Legislative Committee along with a time for audience questions. Following the forum, participating candidates will be available to meet with constituents.

Minnesota State House Candidates Forum (Districts 8B and 12B): October 8 from 5 to 7 p.m., Alexandria Technical and Community College, Room 743. Doors open at 4:45 p.m. Candidates confirmed to attend:

District 8B: Representative Mary Franson (incumbent) and Bob Cunniff.

District 12B: Representative Paul Anderson (incumbent) and Rick Rosenfield.

All District 12A candidates have declined the opportunity to attend.

MN State Senate candidates Forum (Districts 8 and 12): October 15 from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Alexandria Technical and Community College, Room 743. Doors open at 4:45 p.m. Candidates confirmed to attend:

District 8: Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen (incumbent) and Dan Skogen.

District 12: Torrey Westrom and John Schultz.

The following rules of decorum will be in place for both Legislative Candidate Forum events:

--All electronic devices must be silenced.

--No flash photography.

--No attendee disruptions including inappropriate comments or actions, use of inappropriate language, etc.

--No signs or banners allowed in the room.

--Noise makers and other disruptive sound devices will not be allowed in the room.

--The audience will be asked to hold all applause until the end of the program.

--Video recording will only be allowed by authorized media. (All media representatives must pre-register.)

These forums are open to everyone and are free of charge. Due to facility space restrictions, the number of attendees allowed into Room 743 will be restricted to approximately 250 persons.

Entry and seating will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors open 15 minutes prior to the events. Overflow seating with a closed circuit television feed has been set up in a nearby space to accommodate additional seating needs.

For more information, visit www.alexmn.org/legislative_forums.html.

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