Elect 2012: Democrats holding forum Saturday at Livingstone

Published 12:00 am Friday, April 20, 2012

Democratic primary candidates for 2012 Congressional and statewide offices will participate in a Tri-District Candidates Forum on Saturday at Livingstone College.
The program is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Varick Auditorium, 701 W. Monroe St.
Residents of counties in the 5th, 8th and 12th Congressional districts can submit questions based on the North Carolina Democratic Party platform to nc8cddemocrats@ gmail.com.
Candidates invited include:
• Lt. Gov. Walter Dalton
• U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge
• N.C. Rep. Bill Faison
• Gardenia Henley
• Bruce Blackmon
Lieutenant Governor
• Eric Mansfield
• Linda Coleman
Commissioner of Agriculture
• Walter Smith
• Scott Bryant
Commissioner of Labor
• Marlow Foster
• Ty Richardson
• John C. Brooks
State Treasurer
• Ron Elmer
• Janet Cowell
Congressional District Candidates
• Elizabeth Motsinger – 5th District
• Bruce Peller – 5th District
• Larry Kissell – 8th District
• Marcus Williams – 8th District
• Matt Newton -12th District
• Mel Watt – 12th District