Candidates for U.S. House of Representative and Justice of the Supreme Court have confirmed they will participate in the Adair County Community Voice/Riding the Wave 92.7 candidate forums being held starting Monday.
Congressman James Comer, the Republican incumbent, and opponent Democrat Paul Walker are scheduled to be at the Wave radio station on Friday, Oct. 19 at 6 p.m. Candidates will be interviewed live on the air and recorded on the Community Voice’s Facebook Live.
Justice of the Supreme Court, 3rd District candidates Debra Hembree Lambert and Dan Ballou have confirmed they will attend the forum on Thursday, Oct. 18 at 6 p.m.
State Rep. John “Bam” Carney, a Republican, and write-in opponent Richard Steele have confirmed they will be there to kick off the first of four nights of forums on Monday beginning at 6 p.m.
State Sen. George Maxwell “Max” Wise, a Republican, has confirmed he will participate on Tuesday night, beginning at 6 p.m. Nicole Britton, a write-in candidate, has not responded as of presstime.
Many other local candidates have also confirmed they will attend. All candidates who face opposition in the Nov. 6 General Election have been invited to participate. Voice Editor Sharon Burton and radio personality Lisa Clark will interview candidates and take questions from readers and listeners. Send questions prior to the forums to firstname.lastname@example.org with a subject line of candidate forum question. You will not be identified when your question is asked. View live online at http://facebook.com/adaircountycommunityvoice. Listen online at http://ridingthewave.com
The complete schedule:
MONDAY, OCT 15
STATE REP. 51ST DISTRICT
John “Bam” Carney* (R) and Richard Steele (Write In)
Jeffrey Scott Neat (R) and Landon Edwards (D)
Jennifer Hutchison-Corbin* (R) and Bethany Stanziano (D)
Josh Brockman (R) and Harrison Moss* (D)
TUESDAY, OCT 16
STATE SENATOR, 16TH DISTRICT
George Maxwell “Max” Wise* (R) and Nicole Britton, (Write In)
Ronald “Butch” Rogers*, Craig Dean*, Anthony “Craig” Lasley*, Linda Waggener*, Mark D. Harris*, Amy Pike, Taft Neal, Sharon Lorene Payne, June Parson
DISTRICT 5 UNEXPIRED TERM Michael George Payne (appointed incumbent), Troy Grider
THURSDAY, OCT 18
JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT, 3RD DISTRICT
Debra Hembree Lambert and Dan Ballou
DISTRICT 1 Harold Burton* (R) and Lloyd Alley (I)
DISTRICT 3 Sammy Baker * (R) and Matthew Hadley (D)
DISTRICT 4 Jeff Dickson (R) and John G Waddell (D)
FRIDAY, OCT 19
US CONGRESSMAN, DISTRICT 1
James Comer* (R) and Paul Walker (D)
Curtis Hardwick*, Pamela Hoots and Ben Arnold
COUNTY JUDGE EXECUTIVE
Michael Lee Stephens* and Gale Burris Cowan