What’s Up Newp and Jane Pickens Theater & Event Center will host a R.I. Senate District 13 (Newport, Jamestown) Candidate Forum at Jane Pickens Theater & Event Center on Monday, July 10th from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm.
This discussion will give candidates for Senate District 13 (Newport, Jamestown) the opportunity to share their views on local and statewide issues ahead of a special election.
There are currently four democrats (David Allard, Dawn Euer, John Florez and David Hanos) and one republican (Michael Smith) who have announced that they will run for the seat that Teresa Paiva Weed filled for 22 years.
The four democrats will face off in a primary on Tuesday, July 18th and there will be a special election between the remaining democrat and republican on Tuesday, August 22nd.
This event is free and open to the public, there will be a cash bar available.
The forum will be moderated by Frank Prosnitz, contributor to What’sUpNewp and radio host on AM 1540 WADK; Ian Donnis, political/media reporter for RI Public Radio and Ted Nesi, a political and economic reporter for WPRI 12.
**Sponsored and supported by Alliance For A Livable Newport, Jane Pickens Theater and What’sUpNewp.
Interested in getting involved or sponsoring this event? E-mail Ryan Belmore at Ryan@whatsupnewp.com.