Brainerd Unity Group will host a countywide "Candidate Meet-and-Greet and Forum" on Tuesday, Oct. 2, from 5-7 p.m. at Eastgate Town Center in Chattanooga.
The event will include an overview of current voting laws given by the Hamilton County Election Commission, as well as a forum featuring the state legislative and congressional candidates in the November election.
All candidates, including those considering running for office in the 2013 Chattanooga municipal elections, are invited to meet with the public from 5-5:45 p.m. The Hamilton County Election Commission will present a guide to voter identification laws and related information from 5:45-6:15 p.m.
The candidate forum will begin at 6:15 p.m. Joe Lance, of the nonpartisan political blog Tennessee Ticket, will serve as moderator of the forum with questions submitted by the public.