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Candidate forum this Wednesday for SF city elections

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With nearly three weeks to go until the municipal and school board elections, the public has a chance to know who is on the ballot.

The Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce is organizing several opportunities for members and the general public to be better informed about the April 8, 2014 municipal/school election.

In conjunction with the League of Women Voters, the Sioux Falls Area Chamber will hold a Municipal Candidate Forum on Wednesday, March 19 from 5:30-9 p.m. at Carnegie Town Hall (235 W. 10th St.).

The schedule is as follows:

Mayoral: 5:30-6:30 p.m.

At-Large Council "A" and "B": 6:45-7:45 p.m.

Central and Southeast District Council: 8- 9 p.m.

Each candidate will have one minute to make an opening statement, one minute to respond to various questions submitted from the audience through a moderator and one minute to make concluding remarks. The event is open to the public and the local media will be invited. In addition, CityLink will broadcast the event live and on several re-broadcast dates.

Call-in and email questions from the viewing audience will also be accepted.

Candidates include the following:

At-Large Council Member "A:"Emmett Reistroffer, Rex Rolfing and Manny Steele;

At-Large Council Member "B:" Christine M. Erickson and Denny Pierson; Central District: Rebecca Dunn and Michelle Erpenbach; and Southeast District: Rick Kiley and Bonita Schwan.

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