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Republican U.S. Senate Primary Forum May 11 at UMM

Added on: May 03, 2012

Maine State SealMACHIAS, Maine – The University of Maine at Machias will host a Republican U.S. Senate primary forum at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 11 in the Performing Arts Center.

The six Republican candidates running in the primary and invited to attend are former State Senator Rick Bennett, businessman Scott D'Amboise, State Senator Debra Plowman, State Treasurer Bruce Poliquin, Attorney General William Schneider, and Secretary of State Charlie Summers.

Each candidate will have an opportunity to make brief opening and closing statements and respond to questions from the moderators and audience. Jon Reisman, associate professor of economics and public policy and chair of the Division of Professional Studies, and Tora Johnson, director of the Geographic Information System (GIS) Service Center, will moderate the forum.

The forum is free and open to the public and will also be streamed live on the UMM Web site at Twitter users can tweet questions to be asked of the candidates by using the hashtag #UMMLive.

For more information, contact Reisman at 255-1242.


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