Event planned to help voters know the candidates, measures

Staff Writer
Devils Lake Journal
The main entrance to the Lake Region State College.

The local chapters of American Association of University Women (AAUW) and the Business and Professional Women have teamed up to bring a very special and informative event to Devils Lake and the Lake Region.

On Thursday, Oct. 16 there will be a “Meet the Candidates” night in the Chautauqua Gallery of Lake Region State College starting at 7 p.m.

Who might be there?

According to Theresa Leiphon, president of AAUW, you may see George Sinner, Democrat-NPL Party, who is running for the Representative seat in Congress against incumbent Kevin Cramer and Robert J. Seamon of the Libertarian Party.

April Fairfield may be there, a member of the Democrat-NPL Party, she is running for Secretary of State against the incumbent Alvin A. Jaeger, Republican. Roland Riemers, Libertarian Party, is also running in this race. He may be here, as well.

You may see Ryan Taylor, Democrat-NPL Party, who is running for Ag Commissioner against the incumbent Doug Goehring.

Jason Astrup, may be here. He is a Democrat - NPL member and is running for Tax Commissioner against incumbent Ryan Rauschenberger, Republican, and Anthony Mangnall, Libertarian.

Tyler Axtness, may be coming. The Democrat - NPL Party member is running against Julie Fedorchak, Republican, for the Public Service Commissioner unexpired two-year term that is vacant.

Todd Reisenauer, too, may be here, he is a member of the Democrat-NPL Party, and is running against the incumbent Brian P. Kalk, Republican, for the Public Service Commission.

Also invited are the four candidates for Ramsey County Commission: Scott Diseth, Ed Brown, Adam Leiphon and Jay Klemetsrud.

All candidates and incumbents have been invited to attend.

There will also be representatives to speak on each of the eight measures included on the ballot, as well.

This is not a debate, it is intended as informational forum to help you vote intelligently and responsibly.

This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.