Wednesday, April 9, 2014

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Payette County holds Candidate Forum

Payette--Payette County Farm Bureau held a candidate forum earlier this week. With the May primaries just weeks away the 2014 political season is heating up. 

Six House and Senate candidates showed up from the two county district.

"We invited the candidates that are running for legislative positions," said Mike Shoemaker, Payette County Farm Bureau Vice President. We wanted those running in this district to come and present their platform and answer questions from voters so we could get acquainted with the candidates. Farm Bureau invited all members from Payette and Washington counties.

Payette County Farm Bureau told the candidates to expect between 5 and 50 people at the event and easily exceeded the number as word spread through the district.

"I was impressed with candidates, all have educated themselves on issues important to farmers and the Bureau, the gave the kind of answers that we find encouraging," added Shoemaker.




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