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Another Candidate Debate/Forum on Tuesday, Oct. 16, at ASU’s Broyhill Events Center, Foxx Declines Invite

By Jesse Wood Oct. 15, 2012. As part of the ASU Department of Communication’s Fall Debate Series, candidates for the N.C. House and Senate, U.S. House and Watauga County Board of Commissioners will pitch their candidacy on Tuesday, Oct. 16, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Broyhill Events Center inside the Helen Powers Grand Hall. Participants include candidates for the 93rd District of the N.C. House – Jonathan Jordan and Cullie Tarleton; 45th District of the N.C. Senate – Dan Soucek and Roy Carter; the Watauga County Board of Commissioners – Tommy Adams, Vince Gable, Billy Kennedy, Virginia Roseman, John Welch and Perry Yates; and N.C. 5th District of U.S. House – Elisabeth Motsinger. Virginia Foxx, who resides in the High Country, declined her invitation participate, according to a release from ASU. A representative from Foxx’s campaign hasn’t returned a phone call as of Monday morning. The event, which is presented by AppSpeaks, College Democrats, College REpublicans and the SGA, is open to the public and is free to attend. A reception will follow the forum. For more information, contact Dr. Jeff Motter at 828-262-7527 or email him at [email protected]

Ten Candidates Have Filed for Election;Deadline is Feb. 29

Feb. 20, 2012. BOONE — The number of candidates seeking various offices has grown to ten, with nine candidates filing for election on Feb. 13 and a tenth on Feb. 15. Candidates will be able to file for election until Feb. 29 at the Watauga County Board of Elections, located on the first floor of the Watauga County Courthouse.
BY PAUL T. CHOATE

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