Area residents have chances to “meet the candidates” this month in Waupaca County. The county’s Democratic Party will host a candidate forum Saturday at Washington Center in New London from 3:30 thru 5:30. Those expected to attend are congressional candidate Tom Nelson, state senate candidate Brian Smith, Dmitri Martin– whose running for state assembly, district attorney candidate Robert Forseth, and Colleen McCoy, a candidate for county clerk.
On the Republican side, a candidate forum is being held Wednesday at the Ale House in Waupaca, beginning at 7. Several candidates for county clerk will be on hand to answer questions…. they are Don Aasen, Jackie Beyer, Jill Lodewegen, and Kay Suehs. District attorney candidate Veronica Isherwood will attend, as will two candidates for county treasurer….. Mark Sether and Sheri Wieters. Wisconsin’s primary election is August 9th, with the general election on November 8th.