South Bend Common Council candidate forum scheduled for Oct 20


Candidates for the South Bend Common Council district and at-large seats are participating in a candidate forum on October 20 on the campus of Indiana University South Bend.

The forum is sponsored by the American Democracy Project and Political Science Club of IU South Bend, in partnership with the League of Women Voters of the South Bend Area. 

Audience members will be able to submit questions on note cards.

Questions can also be emailed to the American Democracy Project Intern at [email protected].

The forum will be held on October 20 at 6 p.m. at Wiekamp Hall (1700 Mishawaka Avenue), Auditorium/Room 1001 on the IUSB campus.

District 1 – Tim Scott (D) 
District 2- Regina Preston (D), Henry Davis Jr. (I)
District 3 –Randy Kelly (D) 
District 4 –Jo Broden (D)
District 5- Robert Emery(D)
District 6 –Oliver Davis 
At-Large – 
John Voorde 
Karen White 

Dr. Elizabeth Bennion, Professor of Political Science and Founding Director of the American Democracy Project at IU South Bend will moderate.

Attendees are invited to join the candidates for a reception after the event.

Audience members are advised not to wear t-shirts, hats, buttons, and other campaign paraphernalia supporting a particular candidate, party, or campaign. 

This event is free and open to the public. 

Visitor parking is free on all campus lots. 

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