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Local candidates square-off

Melanie Wong
Vail, CO Colorado

EAGLE-VAIL, Colorado ” House District 56 candidates Muhammad Ali Hasan and Christine Scanlan will square-off at a forum hosted by area Rotary Clubs this Wednesday.

The forum will be the first in a series of three that aim to help voters learn more about the candidates before elections. The second forum will feature upvalley county commissioner candidates, Republican Dick Gustafson and Democrat Peter Runyon, on Sept. 11 in Edwards. The third will be between midvalley commissioner candidates, Republican Debbie Buckley and Democrat Jon Stavney, on Sept. 24 in Vail.

Wednesday’s forum featuring Hasan, a Republican from Avon, and Scanlan, the Democrat incumbent from Summit County, will cover energy, government operations, taxes, education and visas. District 56 includes Eagle County.

Audience members can also submit questions at the forum, and Rotary member Dan Smith will moderate.

– State House of Representatives District 56

Who: Republican Muhammad Ali Hasan and Democrat Christine Scanlan

When: Wednesday, 8:15 a.m. to 9 a.m. Breakfast starts at 7:30 a.m.

Where: Eagle-Vail Pavilion in Eagle-Vail

– Eagle County Commissioner, District 1

Who: Republican Dick Gustafson and Democrat Peter Runyon

When: Sept. 11, 8:15 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Where: Singletree Community Center in Edwards

– Eagle County Commissioner, District 2

Who: Republican Debbie Buckley and Democrat Jon Stavney

When: Sept. 24, 8:15 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Where: Donovan Pavilion in Vail

For more information, please contact Rotary member Don Greene at dongreene@tandemconsulting.biz

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