Thursday, March 8, 2012

Breaking News: District 12 Candidate Forum Set for Monday

Thursday, March 8, 2012
Augusta, GA
From Reports

A public forum has been scheduled for District 12 Congressional candidates by the West Augusta Alliance. The forum will be held on Monday, March 12 at 7:00pm at the Warren Road Community Center located at 300 Warren Road, according to a press release sent to by The West Augusta Alliance. Candidates who have thus far confirmed their participation are: Maria Sheffield, Lee Anderson, and Wright Mcleod.

Candidates will each be given 6 minutes to address the audience followed by a Q&A session with pre-screened questions. The forum is open to the general public. If you have any questions about the event you are encouraged to contact the West Augusta Alliance president Lori Davis at 803-292-4170 or email at

New Congressional District lines were drawn after the 2010 census that put both Columbia County and Richmond County in District 12. It takes Chatham county entirely out of the district. before, metro Augusta was split into two separate congressional districts. The new district lines will now put greater focus on metro Augusta, with it being the center of population for the district.***

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