Candidates forum Wednesday |

Candidates forum Wednesday

Aspen Times Staff Report

Midvalley residents will get an opportunity Wednesday night to learn more about the candidates seeking Eagle County and state offices.

The Aspen Times is teaming with KAJX public radio and Grassroots TV to present a forum Oct. 18 from 7-9 p.m. in Basalt Town Hall. The public is invited to attend.

The slate will feature five candidates in two Eagle County commissioner races; the candidates for district attorney for the 5th Judicial District, which includes Eagle County; plus candidates for state senate and house.

The Eagle County Commissioner District 2 race features Democrat Arn Menconi, Republican Steve Morris and independent candidate Kathy Warren.

The Commissioner District 1 race pits Democrat Mike Gallagher against Republican Chuck Crist.

Eagle County DA Mike Goodbee, a Democrat, is facing a challenge from Republican Lou Walker.

The state senate District 8 race is contested by Democrat Paul Ohri, Republican Jack Taylor and Libertarian Michael Zuckerman.

The candidates in the state house District 56 race are Democrat Jay Fetcher, Republican Al White and Libertarian Barry Maggert.

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