The two candidates seeking to replace Lydia Brasch as District 16 state senator will take part in a candidate forum on Wednesday, July 18th from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the West Point Community Theater.
The public is invited to attend. Both candidates, Ben Hansen and Chuck Hassebrook have confirmed to participate. District 16 consists of Burt, Cuming and Washington counties.
The forum is sponsored by the Burt, Cuming and Washington County Farm Bureaus.
The forum will provide an opportunity for the public to meet and ask questions of the candidates. The event is free and open to the public.
The forum will also be broadcast live on KTIC 840 AM and 98.3 FM and www.kticradio.com from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
The seat is currently held by Sen. Lydia Brasch, who is unable to seek re-election due to term-limits.