The Macon County News is teaming up with the Smoky Mountain News to host candidate forums and meet and greets this election cycle at the Macon County Public Library.
With no formal agency or organization in Macon County, such as the League of Women Voters, existing in the county today, we believe it be imperative to host forums and public events for the public to get to know candidates.
For the first of a series of forums, we have invited the candidates who will have a primary election this May. For Macon County, that means Macon County Commissioner’s District I as well as United States Congress District 11. The forum will feature questions from event moderators as well as a public questions and answer session. This event is scheduled for Wednesday, April 25 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. and we hope to have you attend.
Because this will be the first in a series of forums, and the first opportunity voters will have to meet several of the candidates, we have invited all candidates in the November election, for all offices, to attend the forum which will begin with a meet and greet for all candidates at 5:30 p.m.