Democratic legislative candidates, Senator Natalie Murdock and Representative Robert Reives, along with Sheriff Mike Roberson all took part in a candidate forum that was intended to allow citizens to hear from and ask questions of all of the candidates in these three races.
Murdock, Reives, and Roberson all made opening and closing statements and answered questions from News + Record editor and publisher, Bill Horner III. Reporter, Ben Rappaport then curated questions from the audience that were submitted in real-time via text messaging.
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Republicans refused to participate in the event.