League of Women Voters candidate forum is tonight

Staff Report

The Scioto County League of Women Voters announces the Meet their latest Candidate Forum event will take place 7 pm – 9 p.m. tonight at The Welcome Center, 342 Second St., Portsmouth.

This is a free event and the League encourages all voters and concerned citizens to attend.

The open forum will include a moderator with each candidate given an equal amount of time to answer questions submitted by the audience. The following list of candidates, both Republican and Democrat, who are on the ballot for Nov. 7, 2018, have been invited:

Fourth District Court of Appeals: Marie Hoover, Jason Smith, Mike Hess and Valerie Gerlach.

Scioto County Prosecutor: Shane Tieman, Rachel Daehler .

Scioto County Commissioner: Bryan Davis, Trampas Puckett.

90th District State Representative: Adrienne Buckler, Brian Baldridge

Unopposed candidates: Mark Kuhn, Common Pleas Court; David Green, Scioto County Auditor; Jerry Buckler, Common Pleas (Domestic Relations) Court.

The Scioto County League of Women Voters is a non-partisan organization, neither supporting nor opposing candidates or political parties at any level of government, but always working on vital issues of concern to members and the public, including encouraging voter participation. The membership meetings are held monthly and the club is always accepting new members.

Immediately following the event, candidates will be available for additional conversation with voters. You can find more information on the League of Women Voters Facebook page.

Staff Report