League of Women Voters election forums begin tonight


GILLETTE, Wyo. — The Campbell County League of Women Voters and Gillette Public Access Television, or GPA-TV, will begin hosting general election candidate forums tonight.

Tonight’s forum will feature candidates for the Conservation District, State Senate District 23 and House District 53. A forum Sept. 21 will feature candidates for the Campbell County School District Board and the Campbell County Hospital Board of Trustees. Mayor and city council candidates will have forums Sept. 27.

All forums are public and will take place at 6 p.m. in Gillette City Hall’s Council Chambers, at 201 E. 5th St.

GPA-TV cable Channel 192 will televise and livestream the forums. GPA-TV will archive them for on-demand viewing at www.gillettewy.gov/gpa. The Campbell County Public Library will make DVDs of the forums available for check out.

For more information, call City of Gillette Public Affairs Director Jennifer Toscana at 307-686-5202.
County 17 will be conducting candidate questionnaires for all contested positions as the election approaches.