North Carolina Prosperity Project will hold Sept. 20 candidate forum

Full announcement from North Carolina Prosperity Project:

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Nathan Babcock, political director at the North Carolina Chamber, a nonpartisan business advocacy organization, has announced that the organization’s political program, the North Carolina Prosperity Project, in collaboration with the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce, will host a candidate forum on Thursday, September 20 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Frank Fraboni, anchor at WLOS ABC 13, will moderate the forum. The event will be held at the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce located at 36 Montford Avenue in Asheville and will include the following candidates:

· NC 10th Congressional District: Patricia Keever (D)
· NC 10th Congressional District: Patrick McHenry (R) (unable to attend as Congress will be in session, but will send a statement to be read)
· NC 11th Congressional District: Mark Meadows (R)
· NC 11th Congressional District: Hayden Rogers (D)
· Senate District 47: Phil Feagan (D) (invited, attendance not confirmed)
· Senate District 47: Ralph Hise (R)
· Senate District 50: Jim Davis (R)
· Senate District 50: John Snow (D) (invited, attendance not confirmed)
· House District 115: Nathan Ramsey (R)
· House District 115: Susan Wilson (D)
· House District 116: Tim Moffitt (R) (invited, attendance not confirmed)
· House District 116: Jane Whilden (D)
· House District 118: Michele Presnell (R)
· House District 118: Ray Rapp (D)

Space is limited and reservations are required, to confirm attendance, visit Additional candidate forums will be held in Fayetteville, N.C. and Charlotte, N.C. For more information, contact Babcock at (919) 836-1413 or

About North Carolina Prosperity Project:

A program of the North Carolina Chamber, North Carolina Prosperity Project is a nonpartisan effort that assists employers in communicating with their employees about the people and policies that impact their jobs and industries. The program aims to better inform North Carolina voters by providing easy-to-use, web-based tools that allow individuals to identify top issues, locate and contact their elected officials, as well as register to vote. For more information, visit


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