Midwest City, Okla. – As the clock winds down to the general election in November, voters have the opportunity to hear from the candidates who are vying for votes. On Tuesday, October 2nd at 2:00 pm Rose State College and the Areawide Aging Agency will host a candidate forum for House Districts 95 and 101.
“Two of the three House seats are open in Midwest City, and this is a prime opportunity for senior citizens to hear what the candidates have to say about areas that may concern them,” states Professor James Davenport of the Rose State Political Science Department.
Alex Cameron of KWTV Channel 9 News will serve as the moderator for the forum.
The event will take place at Rose State’s Community Learning Center located at 6191 Hudiburg Drive in Midwest City and is free and open to the public.
Topics to be discussed will include:
· Prevention of Scams and Financial Exploitation
· Elder Abuse
· Funding for Services to Seniors
Candidates for House District 101 include John Carpenter (D) and Robert Manger (R). Both candidates are vying for the seat formerly held by Tess Teague (R).
Candidates for House District 95 include Kelly Albright (D) and Jack Beall Jr. (R). Both individuals are vying for the seat vacated by Roger Ford (R).