Monday, October 8, 2012

4th District Candidate Forum Set for Oct. 22

A candidate forum for Indiana's 4th District U.S. congressional seat is scheduled for 7 p.m. Oct. 22 at Purdue University's Mallett Theatre in Pao Hall of Visual and Performing Arts.

WBAA Public Radio at Purdue, the League of Women Voters of Greater Lafayette and the Greater Lafayette Commerce will host the event that is open to the public and will feature the candidates, Republican Todd Rokita, Democrat Tara Nelson and Libertarian Benjamin Gehlhausen. Each of the three will make a brief opening statement and answer questions from the audience. Questions for the candidates may be submitted in advance via email The forum will last one hour and will be broadcast live on WBAA-AM 920 and streamed live online at the station's website,

Pao Hall is located at 552 W. Wood Street, West Lafayette. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Seating is available on a first come, first served basis. Free parking is available in the Marstellar Street Garage, adjacent to Pao Hall.