Archive for Thursday, October 15, 1998


October 15, 1998


Eleven candidates for local and statewide offices are scheduled to participate in a public forum Tuesday night.

The forum, organized by the Douglas County Property Owners Assn. (DCPOA), is set for 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Building 21 at the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, 2120 Harper.

Candidates will be asked to give opening statements and answer questions from a media panel, said Larry Kipp, a DCPOA board member.

Among the candidates scheduled to participate:

  • Sen. Sam Brownback, R-Kan., candidate for U.S. Senate.
  • Rep. Vince Snowbarger, R-Kan., candidate for U.S. House of Representatives.
  • Tom Sawyer, Democratic candidate for governor.
  • Charles Jones, a Lawrence Democrat, and Brian Kubota, a Lawrence Republican, candidates for Douglas County Commission.

Several candidates for the Kansas Legislature also will attend, Kipp said, as well as representatives for Gov. Bill Graves; Paul Feleciano, a Wichita Democrat running for U.S. Senate; and Dennis Moore, a Johnson County Democrat running for U.S. House.

-- Mark Fagan's phone message number is 832-7188. His e-mail address is

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