Election 2012
10:31 am
Thu September 27, 2012

WKMS Features Candidate Forums on "Sounds Good"

WKMS News’ election coverage joins Sounds Good with Tracy Ross and Friends (11 A.M. to 1 weekdays) in October with weekly Friday candidate forums. Meet candidates seeking state offices for districts in our region without an incumbent in the race.  

Each Friday’s forum will re-air the following Front Page Sunday at 9 A.M. WKMS News Director and Assistant Station Manager, Chad Lampe and Morning Edition Host and News Producer, Todd Hatton host  the forums.  WKMS invites listener calls, emails, tweets and facebook messages before and during the forums to submit questions for the candidates. Here’s the  schedule:

Oct 5th: 1st District State Senate: Carroll Hubbard (D) & Stan Humphries (R)

Oct 12th: 2nd District State House: Richard Heath (R) & Kelly Whitaker (D)

Oct 19th: 3rd District State House: Jason Crockett (R) & Gerald Watkins (D)

Oct 26th: 4th District State House: Lynn Bechler (R) & Raymond Giannini (D)

Nov 2nd: 5th District State House: Kenny Imes (R) & Hal Kemp (D)

Todd Hatton also hosts a forum on the proposed Paducah McCracken County government merger Monday October 8th at 11:00 during Sounds Good. Hatton hosts the conversation between pro-merger representative John Williams Jr, and anti-merger representative Van Newberry live at Murray State's Crisp Center in Paducah.

Also, hear KET’s Kentucky Tonight first congressional district forum featuring incumbent Ed Whitfield (R) and Charles Hatchett (D) on WKMS  October 9th  at 2:00.

WKMS airs NPR’s coverage of all three presidential debates and the single vice presidential debate, (FROM Danville Kentucky’s Centre College). Hear these debates live on WKMS at 8:00 p.m. on Oct: 3rd, 11th (VP),  16th, 22nd.