Voters will have a chance to hear local candidates in three different forums.
Candidates for the Imperial Irrigation District Division 2 race will meet, Thursday, April 21, in the first of three scheduled forums. The forum will start at 6:00 – 7:30 p.m and will be held in the IID’s Condit Auditorium on Broadway in El Centro. On Tuesday , April 26th , candidates for the Imperial County Board of Supervisors will debate from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. at the IID’s Condit Auditorium. And on Thursday , April 28th, Imperial Irrigation District Division 4 candidates will meet in the Calexico City Council Chambers rom 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
The Primary Election Candidate Forums are presented by COLAB of Imperial County , The Imperial County Farm Bureau , Imperial Valley Vegetable Growers Association and the Brawley , El Centro and Imperial Chambers of Commerce. The candidate forums will be recorded by KXO Radio and broadcast on AM1230 and FM107.5 as well as be available as podcasts on www.kxoradio.com.
The IID Division 2 forum will air on AM1230 on Monday , April 25 , 2016 at 9:00 AM and on FM107.5 on Tuesday , April 26 , 2016 at 10:00 AM. The District 2 Supervisors forum will air on AM1230 at 9:00 AM on Thursday , April 28, 2016 and on FM107.5 at 10:00 AM on Friday , April 29th. The IID Division 4 candidates forum will be broadcast on AM1230 at 9:00 AM on Monday , May 2nd and on FM107.5 at 10:00 AM on Tuesday , May 3, 2016.
The cost of the broadcasts and podcasts are made possible by underwriting from COLAB of Imperial County (The Coalition of Labor , Agriculture and Business ) and the Imperial County Farm Bureau.