Join NOWCastSA and the League of Women Voters at the University of Texas San Antonio College of Public Policy for a Candidate Forum Webcast on Monday Oct. 13, 2014 at 5:30 p.m.
The Candidate Forum will include candidates in the Nov. 4, 2014 election for Bexar County Judge and for Bexar County District Attorney. The moderator will be Phyllis Ingram, President of the League of Women Voters of the San Antonio Area.
Besides the UTSA College of Public Policy and the League of Women Voters of the San Antonio Area, co-hosts of the event include the UTSA Student Government Association, Alpha Phi Sigma Criminal Justice Honor Society and the Public Administration Student Organization.
The forum is designed to inform the public about the issues, the candidates and their positions and encourage increased voter participation.
Confirmed forum participants in the race for Bexar County Judge are: Republican Party candidate Carlton Soules, Libertarian Party candidate Rhett Rosenquest Smith, Green Party candidate Paul Pipkin and Democratic Party candidate incumbant Bexar County Judge Nelson W. Wolff. (A representative Judge Wolff previously told NOWCastSA that Wolff had a conflict and would not attend, but he was able to participate).
Democratic Party candidate for Bexar County District Attorney Nicholas "Nico" LaHood has confirmed he will participate in the forum. He will be allowed to make an opening statement. According to the League of Women Voters, incumbent Bexar County District Attorney Susan D. Reed has declined to participate.