ELKHART — The public is invited to see and hear from the full range of candidates that will appear on Elkhart County ballots in a forum and debate watching party Tuesday in the Crystal Ballroom of The Lerner Theatre, 410 S. Main St.
“Meet the Candidates” will begin with a forum among contested candidates at 6 p.m., followed by a watch party at 7 p.m. of the debate between District 2 congressional candidates Jackie Walorski and Mel Hall, which will be televised on WNDU-TV and livestreamed from a closed studio at WNDU. At 8 p.m., candidates in uncontested races will make remarks, and a networking reception with candidates will follow at 8:30 a.m.
The event is free to the public. It’s hosted by the League of Women Voters of Elkhart County and the American Democracy Project of IU South Bend.
The public will find candidates for Indiana Senate (district 11), Indiana House (districts 21 and 48), county auditor, county sheriff, county council, Concord Township assessor and township trustee, plus delegates for U.S. Senate candidates.