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Candidate Forum - January 27

Everyone is invited to attend a candidate forum on Saturday, January 27, 10:30-3:30, at the Collin College Living Legends Conference Room C in Plano. Candidates from the Democratic, Libertarian, and Republican parties will participate. In addition to opening and closing remarks, the candidates will respond to written questions from the audience.

CANDIDATES: Please review these LOGISTICS prior to the forum.


(^ = unable to attend or no response)

Session 1 - 10:30-11:00

County Clerk: David Chevalier (D), Stacey Kemp (R)

Justice of the Peace, Pct 2: Dian Engelman (D), Jeff Graham (R)^, Mike McCandless (R), Jerry Shaffer (R)

Justice of the Peace, Pct 3 Pl 2: Ramona Brumfield (D), Mike Missildine (R)^, Melvin Thathiah (R)

Session 2 - 11:15-11:45

District Attorney: Casey Davis (R), Greg Willis (R)

State District Court Judge, 219th: Scott Becker (R), Glenn Brenner (R), Mike Curran (R), Jennifer Edgeworth (R)

Session 3 - 12:00-12:45

County Judge: Chris Hill (R)^, Scott Johnson (R), Danyell Lanier (D), Ray Ricchi (R)

County Commissioner, Pct 2: Tanner Do (D), Joey Herald (R), Cheryl Williams (R)^

County Commissioner, Pct 3: Dr. Briana Andor (R)^, David Azad (D), Darrell Hale (R)

County Commissioner, Pct 4: Byron Bradford (D), Duncan Webb (R)

Session 4 - 1:00-2:00

TX Senator, District 8: Brian Chaput (D), Phillip Huffines (R)^, Ed Kless (L), Angela Paxton (R)^, Mark Phariss (D)

TX Representative, District 66: Sharon Hirsch (D), Matt Shaheen (R)

TX Representative, District 89: Ray Ash (D), Candy Noble (R)^, John Payton (R)

Session 5 - 2:15-3:15

US Representative, District 3: Roger Barone (I), Adam Bell (D), Lorie Burch (D), Christopher Claytor (L), Alex Donkervoet (R), Scott Jameson (L), Sam Johnson (D), David Niederkorn (R), Van Taylor (R)^, Medrick Yhap (D)

Past Forums

Party Politics Forum - 10/12/17

LWV-CC hosted a nonpartisan public information forum on 10/12/17 in Plano. Leaders from the Democratic, Green, Libertarian, and Republican parties described their party's platforms and structure, followed by an audience Q&A. Party leaders in the photo from left to right: John Myers (Vice-Chairman of the Collin County Republican Party), Ed Kless (Chair of the Collin County Libertarian Party), Mike Rawlins (County Chair, Collin County Democratic Party), and Shannon Carter (Co-Chair, Collin County Green Party).

May 2017 Election

McKinney Candidate Forum

View a VIDEO of the McKinney candidate forum that was hosted by LWV-CC at the McKinney Senior Recreation Center on April 1.

Allen Candidate Forum

View a VIDEO of the Allen candidate forum that was held on April 5 at the Allen Public Library. It was hosted by the Allen Council of PTAs and the Friends of the Allen Public Library, with assistance from LWV-CC.

Plano Candidate Forum

The LWV-CC hosted a public candidate forum at the Haggard library on April 8. Candidates for Plano Mayor and City Council, Plano ISD Trustees, and Collin College Trustees shared their positions on issues.