The Barrow County Chamber of Commerce on Sept. 26 will have a political forum in Winder featuring candidates in three contested races in the Nov. 6 general elections.
The candidates invited to the forum include:
• incumbent Republican Frank Ginn and his challenger, Athens Democrat Tim Riley, who are competing for the 47th District seat in the Georgia Senate;
• incumbent Republican Jud Smith and his challenger, Statham Democrat James Scott, for Barrow County Sheriff;
• and incumbent Republican Steve Worley and his challenger, Winder Democrat Johnny Smith, for the District 3 seat on the Barrow County Board of Commissioners.
The forum is at 6:30 p.m. in the Colleen O. Williams Theatre at the Winder Cultural Arts Center, 105 E. Athens St.
The format for the event is questions that will be asked of each set of candidates. Potential questions for the candidates may be emailed to chamber president Tommy Jennings at email@example.com. Or call 770-867-9444.
Early voting for the general election begins in mid October.