The Mitchell County Chamber of Commerce will host a Candidates’ Forum on Tuesday, October 16th at 6:00 PM at the Historic Courthouse in Bakersville, NC. The forum is open to the public.
Candidates in the following races have been invited to participate in the forum.

US House of Representatives District 11
NC State Senate District 47
NC House of Representatives District 85
District Attorney District 35
NC Supreme Court Justice Seat 1
NC Superior Court Judge
NC District Court Judge District 24
Mitchell County Board of Commissioners
Mitchell County Board of Education
Mitchell County Sheriff
Mitchell County Clerk of Superior Court

Participating candidates will be presented questions by a panel of community questioners. Questions will be submitted by Chamber members and community members prior to the forum. Candidates with uncontested races have been invited to attend the forum and make an address to the audience.

A link will be sent to all Chamber members and also provided on the Chamber’s Facebook page in the coming weeks for the public to submit questions for candidates in any/all of the races.
The forum will be recorded live by WTOE radio and re-broadcast in its entirety. For more information contact the Mitchell County Chamber of Commerce at (828) 765-9033.