The Knox County Candidate Forum was held on Monday, July 28, 2014, at the Knox County Community Center in Edina. The event was carried live by 100.5 FM KMEM Radio Station the evening of the event and it was moderated by The Edina Sentinel’s Publisher Mike Scott.
Twelve candidates vying for four Knox County seats were set to be featured in the forum. Eleven of the twelve were present for the forum.
In total the forum lasted nearly two hours.
We have broken an audio recording of the forum down into smaller bites in the form of six audio segments.
Segment 1 Candidates for Associate Judge Questions and Answers
Candidates Featured: David Brown (R), Tom Hensley (D) and Tom Redington (D)
Segment 2 Candidates for Circuit Clerk Questions and Answers
Candidates Featured: Shelly Bugh (D) and Audrey Hamlin (R), Kelly Hayes (D), Karie Jo Holman (D), Roma March (D)
Segment 3 Candidates for Presiding Commissioner Questions and Answers
Candidates Featured: and Terry “Red” Callahan (D), Evan Glasgow (R-I)
Segment 4 Candidate for Prosecuting Attorney
Candidate Featured: Jo Fortney (R) – (Candidate Joy Pinson Ahern (D) was unable to attend the forum.)
Segment 5 All Candidate Questions and Answers
The same questions were posed to all of the candidates.
Segment 6 Closing Statements
Candidates were given one minute each to give a closing statement and talk about anything they wanted.
Sponsors of the 2014 Knox County Candidate Forum were The Edina Sentinel, The Knox County Community Center and 100.5 FM KMEM Radio Station.