District 13 Senator and President Teresa Paiva Weed announced last March that she will vacate her 22 year Senate seat after accepting a new career opportunity as President of the Hospital Association of Rhode Island. One Republican, Michael Smith and four democrats, David Allard, Dawn Euer, John Florez and David Hanos have announced that they will run for Paiva Weed’s mid term vacated District 13 seat.
Meet and listen to just what these five candidates have to say on Monday, July 10, 2017.
The primary is on July 18th and the Special Election is on August 22nd.
The forum will be moderated by Frank Prosnitz, news editor of What’s Up Rhode Island and radio host on WADK 1540AM; Ian Donnis, political/media reporter for Rhode Island Public Radio and Ted Nesi, a political and economic reporter for WPRI 12.
The event is free open to the public