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Events announced around 2019 elections in Lafayette

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Posted at 12:54 PM, Aug 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-08 13:54:34-04

One Acadiana announced Wednesday that they will be hosting a series of programs around the fall elections in Lafayette Parish.

One Acadiana says the programming will be helping provide the public with an opportunity to learn about the candidates and their views on the issues that are important to our community.

KATC will be airing the Lafayette Mayor-President debate/ forum on September 18, 2019.

Dates of all the events are as follows:

Candidate Meet & Greet – Lafayette City and Parish Councils

Date: Tuesday, Aug. 27

Time: 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Location: Le Pavillon / 1913 Kaliste Saloom Rd. Lafayette, LA 70508

Event Details: All candidates for Lafayette City Council and Lafayette Parish Council will have the opportunity to introduce themselves and network with 1A investors, members, and partners. We are also inviting candidates for other offices, including Mayor-President, to join the networking. This event is only open to One Acadiana investors, members, and partners.

Hosted by: One Acadiana


Lafayette Mayor-President Forum

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 18

Time: 6:30 – 8 p.m.

Location: Acadiana Center for the Arts / 101 W. Vermilion St. Lafayette, LA 70501

Event Details: Moderated by Jim Hummel of KATC, candidates Carlee Alm-LaBar (NP), Simone Champagne (R), Josh Guillory (R), and Nancy Marcotte (R) will participate in a Jeopardy style forum to discuss the opportunities, challenges, and important issues facing Lafayette Parish. The event is free to the public and will be broadcast live on KATC.

Hosted by: One Acadiana, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, KATC


Lafayette Parish School Board Candidate Forum

Date: Monday, Sept. 23

Time: 5:30 – 8 p.m.

Location: Acadiana Center for the Arts / 101 W. Vermilion St. Lafayette, LA 70501

Event Details: The forum will be moderated by Dr. Pearson Cross, Associate Dean of the College of Liberal Arts at UL Lafayette, and will provide the opportunity for candidates for all School Board districts to introduce themselves and answer 2-3 questions, followed by a candidate meet and greet with members of partner organizations and the public.

Hosted by: One Acadiana, LaPESC, the705