LIVE BLOG: House & Senate Districts 52/54
Tonight's live blog will be cross-posted on Inver Grove Heights Patch & Mendota Heights Patch and will begin at 6:30 p.m.
Editor's Note: Patch is joining forces with Town Square Television to provide coverage of the 2012 elections in northern Dakota County.
Are you an arm-chair political analyst or simply want to be an informed citizen?
Town Square Television (TST) will be hosting a candidate's forum on Thursday, Sept. 13, for state government candidates from Districts 52 and 54.
The 7-8 p.m. forum will include candidates from Senate District 52 and House candidates from districts 52A and 52B. The 8:30-9:30 p.m. forum will follow with Senate District 54 candidates and House candidates from 54A.
A breakdown of the candidates involved is below.
|Senate District 52|
|Jim Metzen (incumbent)|
|House Districts 52A/B|
Rick Hansen (incumbent) 52A
|Joe Atkins (incumbent) 52B|
|Senate District 54|
|Katie Sieben (incumbent)|
|House District 54A|
|Ron Lischeid (Independent)|
|Derrick Lehrke (GOP)|
|Dan Schoen (DFL)|
Source: Town Square Television
We'll also be fielding questions from blog commenters, as well as from Twitter and Facebook. Just post your question on our Facebook page, or tweet @InverGrovePatch and be sure to include hashtag #TSTforumQ.
A few questions will be selected to pose to the candidates.
Live blog coverage on Patch will kick off 15 minutes prior to showtime; live coverage on TST will begin at 6:55 p.m.