Thursday, October 09, 2008

Will Knollenberg Show Up for Forum?

Forum features congressional candidates

October 9, 2008

Candidates for the 9th Congressional District - which includes Rochester, Rochester Hills and Oakland Township - are scheduled to appear together at Oakland University next week.

The forum, presented by the League of Women Voters Oakland Area and co-sponsored by the AAUW of Michigan and the League of Women Voters Troy, begins at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16 in the Gold Room in the Oakland Center Building on the OU campus.

The candidates invited to participate include Republican Joe Knollenberg, Democrat Gary Peters, Douglas Campbell of the Green Party, Libertarian Adam Goodman, and No Party Affiliation Jack Kevorkian.

Questioning the candidates will be Nolan Finley, editorial page editor of The Detroit News, Stephen Henderson, deputy editorial page editor of the Detroit Free Press, and Roger Larocca assistant professor of political science at Oakland University.

The moderator is Chuck Stokes editorial and public affairs director of WXYZ-TV Channel 7.

The forum is open to the public and will be rebroadcast on cable channels throughout the district and Channel 7.

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