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White County Republicans to Host Political Forum Saturday

White County Republicans will welcome candidates to a social hour, dinner, and political forum featuring many of the candidates or representatives on their behalf this Saturday evening.  The event will be held at the Carmi VFW and kicks off at 4pm with a social hour followed by dinner at 5pm and the forum set to get underway at 6pm.  David South tells WROY/WRUL News the following can be expected to participate in the forum:


Gubernatorial candidates:

Paul Schimpf (in person)

Richard Irvin (representative)

Darren Bailey (representative)

Gary Rabine (representative)


Illinois State Representative:

Avery Bourne (in person)


US Representative:

Mike Bost (representative)


Illinois Senator:

Terri Bryant (in person)


Illinois State Representative:

Dave Severin (in person)

Gary Carter (in person)


Illinois State Representative:

Patrick Windhorst (in person)

Ron Ellis (in person)


Illinois Appellate Court – 5th District:

Barry Vaughan (in person)

Mike McHaney (in person)



Additionally, local candidates will be in attendance, according to South.  WROY/WRUL News Director Heather Rice will be at the forum and will provide a recap.

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