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Paducah Chamber to Host Candidate Forum
By West Kentucky Star Staff
MCCRACKEN COUNTY - The Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a political forum for the Kentucky House District Three and Paducah Mayoral candidates on October 1.

The program will be featured during the virtual Power in Partnership breakfast at 7:30 a.m. The live broadcast is being sponsored by Paducah Bank and will originate from the Commerce Center in the Paducah Bank Community Room.  

The program will feature the District Three House race between Republican incumbent Rep. Randy Bridges and Democrat challenger Corbin Snardon, as well as Paducah Mayoral candidates Commissioner Richard Abraham, George Bray and write-in candidate Dujuan Thomas. 

Bridges represents House District Three, which covers part of Paducah and McCracken County. He was elected to his first term as state representative in 2018.

Snardon is the Assistant Principal at the newly built Paducah Innovation Hub. He also serves as the Second Vice President and Education Chair for the Paducah-McCracken County NAACP.

Abraham is a multi-term Paducah City Commissioner, currently serving as Mayor Pro Tem.

Bray is a local businessman and serves as Board Chairman of the Barkley Regional Airport Authority.

Thomas is an entrepreneur and business owner who has served in the Army National Guard for 5+ years.

Chamber members and the media were asked to submit questions prior to the event. WPSD Local 6 News Anchor Todd Faulkner will serve as the moderator, and will pull questions at random on the day of the event. Each candidate will also give opening and closing statements.

Citizens can register to join the event via Zoom by going to paducahchamber.org. The virtual breakfast will also be aired on WPSD 6.3 and Comcast 233, and livestreamed on the Chamber and WPSD Local 6’s Facebook pages.  


Published 07:04 PM, Thursday Sep. 24, 2020
Updated 07:44 PM, Thursday Sep. 24, 2020

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