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Get to know the candidates at public forum on SBU campus


Next week, local voters will have the chance to hear from municipal candidates seeking election on Tuesday, April 4. 

A candidate forum, hosted by the Southwest Baptist University Political Science Department, is set for 7 p.m. Monday, March 27. The forum will be at McClelland Dining Hall on SBU’s Bolivar campus. 

SBU President Dr. Rick Melson will moderate the forum.

The event will include opportunities for candidates to introduce themselves to the audience. Candidates will also answer questions from the moderator, as well as address audience questions.

Voters will also hear about Proposition U, a local use tax, from elected officials.

All local candidates on the ballot in upcoming elections are invited to participate.

Candidates should contact Jill Way with the City of Bolivar at jway@bolivar.mo.us or 417-328-5813 for more information and to reserve their spots.

The event is open to the public.