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Meet the Candidates

Local candidates will speak September 29 at the West Monroe Convention Center.

Fall elections are right around the corner and not just for the Louisiana Governor's race. Local races directly impact northeast Louisiana.

KEDM and the West Monroe-West Ouachita Chamber of Commerce will host a candidates' "Meet and Greet" on Tuesday, September 29 at the West Monroe Convention Center from 5 :30 to 7 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public.

The event is to make the public aware of candidates running for public office and the issues facing the community. On Saturday, October 24, voters will select state leaders from Governor to Attorney General; however voters also decide a number of local races, including state representatives and a senator for the Louisiana Legislator as well as a Ouachita Parish Police Juror and Ouachita Parish Sheriff.

Candidates vying for these positions have been invited to attend. Each candidate will be given a limited time to address the audience, but without questions asked from the audience.

Early voting for the election will be held October 10th through 17th. Learn more at the Louisiana Secretary of State's Office.

For more information about the meet and greet on September 29, call KEDM at 342-5556.

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