PBSC Judicial Candidates Forum July 19

Palm Beach State College will hold a candidates forum Thursday, July 19 featuring the 17 candidates vying for five contested seats on the bench at the 15th Judicial Circuit Court and Palm Beach County Court.

The Judicial Candidates Forum will be from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Meldon Lecture Hall at the Palm Beach Gardens campus, located at 3160 PGA Blvd. It is open to the public.

The agenda includes a reception from 5 to 6 p.m. Circuit Court candidates will speak from 6 to 7 p.m., followed by County Court candidates from 7 to 8 p.m. They will present their platform and positions on issues affecting the community and answer a few questions from the audience. All candidates have confirmed their attendance.

PBSC is organizing the event to help educate students and get them involved in the democratic process. The event also aims to engage members of the community and introduce or reintroduce them to the college. The primary election will be held Aug. 28. For more info., call (561) 868-3377 or e-mail communityrelations@palmbeachstate.edu.