Candidate forum tonight to feature legislative races

There will be a candidate forum tonight at the Columbus Learning Center that will feature local legislative candidates.

Republican State Senator Greg Walker and his Democratic opponent Ross Thomas will be participating as well as Republican Ryan Lauer and Democrat Dale Nowlin, who are seeking the Indiana House seat vacated by Rep. Milo Smith. Sherry Stark will be the moderator for tonight’s event.

The event is being organized by Bartholomew County Indivisible, the Historic Downtown Neighborhood Alliance, IUPUC, the Sierra Club, NAACP, Black Lives Matter and Moms Demand Action.

That forum starts tonight at 6:30 p.m. at the lecture hall.