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WMU sponsors city commission candidate forum

Oct. 25, 2005

KALAMAZOO--Sixteen of 17 candidates for the seven available seats on the Kalamazoo City Commission have confirmed they will attend a moderated forum from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, in room 1005 of the Fetzer Center at Western Michigan University.

Moderating the forum are Gordon Evans, host of Morning Edition on public radio station WMUK FM, and Dr. Susan Hoffman, WMU associate professor of political science.

Mayor Robert Jones is the only incumbent of the seven current commissioners who is not seeking re-election, and 11 candidates are seeking their first terms. Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 8.

The forum is sponsored by the WMU Institute of Government and Politics and by the Western Student Association, the WMU student government. For more information, contact Dr. Susan Hoffmann at susan.hoffmann@wmich.edu or (269) 387-5692.

Media contact: Thom Myers, (269) 387-8400, thom.myers@wmich.edu

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