Debate to be hosted for upcoming elections at TJC
POSTED: Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 4:49pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 5:08pm
Tyler, Texas (KETK) — The Tyler Junior College Criminal Justice Students Association will host a debate for candidates in upcoming elections for District Attorney and 321st District Court Judge in Smith County.
The debate will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, February 20, in the Apache Rooms, located in the Rogers Student Center on the TJC main campus.
Doors will open at 6 p.m. and the event is free and open to the public.
Parking will be available in Lot S-4, located at the corner of Lake Street and Baxter Avenue.
Candidates in both races have agreed to participate, the candidates for Smith County District Attorney are incumbent Matt Bingham and challenger, Austin Reeve Jackson, Tyler attorney.
Candidates for the 321st District Court Judge at incumbent Carol Clark and challenger, John Jarvis, Tyler attorney.
Students in the TJC criminal justice, paralegal, and public administration programs will develop questions and students and faculty members will serve as moderators.