HCAT Sponsors a Debate
by Bill Tobin 10/8/12
The District 8 candidates for Representative debated at the HCAT studios.
The debate between Carolyn Dykema and Marty Lamb was moderated by Sam Tyler Check the HCAT schedule for the dates and times of the showing.
Sam Tyler introduced the candidates: Representative Carolyn Dykema, seeking reelection to to her third term representing District 8, and Marty Lamb, who is campaigning to win this seat in the House.
Each candidate was granted a five minute opening statement, with Marty winning the toss as the first speaker.
Marty presented his reasons for running and what he planned to accomplish if elected.
In her opening remarks, Carolyn reviewed her accomplishments during her term as representative and how she will continue to serve the needs of the district.
Moderator Sam asked pertinent questions of each candidate regarding their views and standings on relative issues such as the medical use of marijuana, which is question 3 on the November ballot. Their thoughts on topical subjects like housing, education, transportation issues, revenue and taxes, and, of course, the casino plans were discussed.
Sam gave each candidate the opportunity to ask each other timely and topical questions, which was a highlight of the debate. Tune into HCAT to hear this Q & A.
The evening concluded with a friendly handshake.
Be sure to tune into HCAT to learn more about each candidate. It is an interesting hour.
Monday at 7:00 pm
Tuesday at 11:30 AM & 6:00 PM
Wednesday at 4:00 pm & 9:00 pm
Thursday at 8:30 pm
Friday at 9:00 pm
Saturday at 4:00 pm
Sunday at 8:00 pm
Posted in Politics.