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08 September 2008

Allen Buckley, Jim Martin to Participate in Gainesville Candidate Forum

Libertarian Allen Buckley and Democrat Jim Martin are scheduled to appear this Saturday at a candidate forum held on the campus of Brenau University in Gainesville.

Republican Saxby Chambliss was invited to intend, but has yet to indicate whether he will appear.

In addition to the U.S. Senate candidates, surrogates for Republican presidential candidate John McCain and Democratic president candidate Barack Obama; candidates for the Georgia Public Service Commission; candidates for Congress from the 6th, 7th, 9th and 10th districts; and state House district 25 candidates James Mills and Chris Strickland have all been invited to participate in the forum.

The event, which begins at 9AM Saturday morning, is sponsored by the Brenau University Learning and Leisure Institute (BULLI) and is open to the public.

The candidate forum will be held at the Thurmond McRae Auditorium on the Brenau Gainesville campus.

[Source: Access North, "Political forum planned at Brenau", September 8, 2008]