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HSU Host State Representative Candiate Forum

By Staff Reporter



Hardin-Simmons University students have an invaluable opportunity to observe democracy in action as candidates for the vacant district 71, Texas State Representative seat, face off on key issues facing Texas {{more}}and the Abilenecommunity.HSU’s Legal Studies and Political Science Departments, and the HSU Phi Alpha Delta pre-law fraternity host the four Republican , one Democratic , and possiblyLibertarian candidates in Woodward-Dellis Recital Hall from1:30 – 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, Feb 9.KRBC news anchor Downing Bolls will moderate the forum, posing pre-selected questions to each of the candidates about the difficult and complex issues facing district 71. Noting that this is a critical time in Texas politics, SandySelf, J.D., associate professor of political science and director of legal studies says, “This is an invaluable opportunity for students, faculty, andthe general public to observe all of the candidates, and tohear what they have to say regarding their plans for the future of our state and our district.” All candidates have agreed to participate except the Libertarian candidate who has been notified, but has not yet responded. The public is cordially invited.

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