Congressional candidates to meet voters in Troy

TROY — The Leadership Troy Alumni will be hosting an evening to Meet the Candidates for 8th Congressional District on Thursday, May 19.

The event will feature candidates for the 8th Congressional District race in the June 7 Special Election. The winner of this election will fill the unexpired term of John Boehner to the end of this year. Green Party candidate James J. Condit, Jr., Republican Candidate Warren Davidson, and Democratic Candidate Corey Foister have confirmed their intention to participate in the forum.

Written questions from the audience will be accepted and presented by the media panel including Joshua Byers of the Troy Daily News, Scott Hornberger of Troy Community Radio, and Matt Bayman of Candidates may make themselves available before or after the event for informal conversation. Tom Dunn will serve as moderator.

This forum will be held at the Troy Junior High School at 556 N. Adams St., Troy. Doors open at 7 p.m. The program will begin promptly at 7:30 p.m. and will last 60 minutes.

Leadership Troy Alumni have been hosting the Meet the Candidate forums since 1990. Leadership Troy includes residents of the Troy area who, since 1984, have successfully completed an extensive program designed to increase the quality and quantity of men and women capable of accepting leadership roles in community organizations.