For Immediate Release
Montana State University Billings College Democrats is hosting the 2017 United States Congressional Democratic Town Hall.
BILLINGS, Jan. 25, 2017 – Montana State University Billings (MSU-B) student-led Democratic organization invites students and members of the general public to meet the potential Democratic candidates to replace Representative Ryan Zinke. The public forum event will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at MSU-B in Library Room 148.
Potential candidates who have agreed to participate at this time are:
- Rep. Amanda Curtis
- Rep. Kelly McCarthy
- Mr. John Meyer
- Rep. Casey Schreiner(Editor’s note, no longer seeking office)
- Mr. Rob Quist
**Candidates are listed in alphabetical order by last name.
MSU-B College Democrats President said, “This spring Montanans will have a special opportunity to elect a new representative to serve as the sole voice of Montana in the U.S. House of Representatives. This makes it extremely important that we as Montanan’s select an individual who will put the interests of Montanans first every time they have the chance. Having an informed electorate will ensure that the right person is selected to be our voice in D.C. Effectively informing the public is the purpose of this event and what makes it such a flagship event not just for Billings but for all of Montana.”
The forum will be moderated and led by MSU Billings students and MSU Billings College Democrats President Cody McCracken and Vice President Amelia D. Marquez. The candidates are only allowed to appear on live video through Skype. Each candidate will be given 20-minutes to answer questions from the general public The questions will be voted upon and approved by the MSU Billings College Democrats before the forum. Each candidate will be given the same set of general questions. The public may send candidate-posed questions to email@example.com.
MSU-B College Democrats meet every Tuesday at 7 p.m. in MSU Billings Student Union Building in the Missouri meeting room. MSU-B College Democrats is the only college democrat organization in Mont. that is recognized by the College Democrats of the United States. For more information, please visithttps://www.facebook.com/MSUBDemocrats/
Amelia D. Marquez
Vice President of MSU Billings College Democrats
Senator Associated Students of MSU Billings
Student Representative of Dept. of Communication