WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY/WHQR) -- WHQR 91.3fm Public Radio will host and broadcast two candidate forums with Ted Davis (R) and Emilie Swearingen (D) for NC House District 19 and Rick Catlin (R) and Tom Gale (D) for NC House District 20. The forums are TONIGHT at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. in the MC Erny Gallery (254 N. Front Street, #300.) The public is invited to attend.
The forums will air live on 91.3fm and on RTV, as well as streamed live at whqr.org and at WWAYTV3.com. On Time Warner Cable, RTV is channel 106, on ATMC, channel 903, on Charter Cable, channel 145 and over-the-air at 3.2.
The forums will feature two local journalists, including WWAY's Chris Phillips, asking prepared questions during the first half of the event. The second portion will be dedicated to questions from voters. A live studio audience will be invited to ask questions during this segment. We'll also use questions emailed in from listeners, or sent to us via Twitter and Facebook.
Questions for the candidates may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or submitted via Twitter with the #whqrforums hash tag. Questions should note for which slate of candidates they are intended. WHQR reserves the right to edit the questions for clarity, brevity, and objectivity. Each question must be addressed to all candidates in a particular race.