Public invited to meet candidates

The community will have an opportunity to meet and listen to candidates running in the primary election during Candidates Night, starting at 6:30 p.m. on April 7 in the auditorium at Philip Barbour High School.

Refreshments will be served after 6 p.m. to those who come early. Candidates’ literature may also be available.

Candidates who have been invited include those running for office in the West Virginia Senate, West Virginia House of Delegates, Barbour County Commission and the Barbour County Board of Education, and for Conservation District Supervisor.

Candidates will have five minutes to introduce themselves, three minutes to answer questions, and three minutes for rebuttals. Signed questions will be collected in writing from the audience and reviewed by the moderator for relevance and duplication. The names of the questioners will not be announced. Time limits will be adhered to.

Mike Cvechko of Cvechko Insurance Services will serve as the moderator. Cvechko is a past president of the Barbour County Chamber of Commerce and a current member of the Chamber’s Board of Directors. Candidates Night is sponsored by the Chamber, Barbour County Education Association and Philip Barbour High School civics class.