The League of Women Voters is joining with the Great Bend Public Library, Eagle Radio, and Great Bend Chamber of Commerce to host a Candidate Forum on Thursday, October 21, in the lower-level meeting room of the public library, 1409 Williams St. This forum is open to the public.
The forum will start promptly at 6:15 p.m. and end at 7:45 p.m. with Mark Mingenback as moderator. Eagle Radio will live-stream the forum on greatbendpost.com and it will be archived for later viewing.
A total of 28 candidates are invited from the following races: Great Bend and Claflin City Councils; Barton Community College Board of Trustees; USD 355, USD 428, and USD 431 Board of Education; and Cottonwood Extension District No. 17 Executive Board.
Information on participating candidates (for those who have made available) can be found on greatbend.org (https://members.greatbend.org/events/details/2021-candidate-forum-8764).
Polls will open for the general election on Nov. 2. More information on locations and times can be found online at bartoncounty.org.