AARP, South Dakota Public Broadcasting and the South Dakota Newspaper Association have joined to host a series of candidate forums to air on SDPB Television and SDPB Radio.
"We want our members, and the general public to be informed voters when they head to the polls on Election Day," says AARP State Director Sarah Jennings. "These forums will address issues important to older South Dakotans, and make it clear where candidates stand on those issues."
The forum schedule is:
Oct. 17, 8 p.m. – U.S. House
Oct. 19, 8 p.m. – Governor
All candidates for these offices have been invited to participate.
The one-hour forums will be held live in the SDPB Television studios. SDPB Radio will re-broadcast the program audio as follows:
Oct. 30, noon – PUC
Oct. 31, noon – Attorney General
Nov. 1, noon – U.S. House
Nov. 2, noon – Governor
SDPB Radio will also host candidates individually on South Dakota Forum throughout the month of October.�In addition, SDPB Television will broadcast programs featuring candidates running in state legislative races Fridays at 9:30 p.m. through Nov. 3.