LEAD Community Organization's Meet the Candidates Forum
On Saturday, April 7, 2012 LEAD Community Organization held a Meet the Candidates Forum at the Tracy Vickers Community Center in Chapmanville. Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College video taped the event for broadcast on Suddenlink Channel 17 on Tuesday, April 24th at 5:00pm, Wednesday, April 25th at 3:00pm, and Thursday, April 26th at 1:00pm. The event was moderated by Denny Frost and the questions were gathered from the community and selected by Southern's leadership and government students. There were 35 candidates from both state and local races on hand and over 150 concerned citizens attended the event. The candidates were given three minutes each to introduce themselves. After a short refreshment break, the candidates answered questions from the panel made up of Frost and the Southern students.