Phoenix, AZ-The Goldwater Institute and the Tucson Citizen have announced the date for a gubernatorial candidate forum in Tucson. The event will take place the evening of Tuesday, August 20, 2002, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at the Marriott University Park, 880 East Second Street.
Invitations have been sent to the following candidates:
- Betsey Bayless (R)
- Gary Fallon (L)
- Alfredo Gutierrez (D)
- Barry Hess (L)
- Richard Mahoney (I)
- Janet Napolitano (D)
- Mike Newcomb (D)
- Mark Osterloh (D)
- Matt Salmon (R)
- Carol Springer (R)
The forum will commence with statements by the candidates and questions from four panelists:
- Mark Kimble, Editorial Editor, Tucson Citizen
- Tom Patterson, Chairman, Goldwater Institute
- C.T. Revere, Political Reporter, Tucson Citizen
- Mary Jo Waits, Associate Director, Morrison Institute
After the panelists' questions have been answered, several questions will be taken from audience members. The forum will conclude with a two-minute summary by each candidate.
The forum is free of charge and open to members of the public and the media. Provision will be made for broadcast of the event. To RSVP for the event, contact Lindsay Humble at (602) 744-9618, or write to firstname.lastname@example.org. Members of the press should contact Tom Jenney at (602) 744-9603, or write to email@example.com.