MANKATO, MINN. (August 23, 2022) – Greater Mankato is pleased to announce the first set of candidate forums this election season. These forums for the Minnesota Legislature provide an opportunity for meaningful exchange between candidates and voters on issues that impact our community. The public is invited to attend any of these free events. There is no registration needed for the candidate forums. Additional forums for local office will be announced soon.
Senate District 18 | October 5, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Nick Frentz (DFL)
Mark Wright (R)
Moderators: Andy Wilke & Steve Jameson
Hosted by: Greater Mankato Growth & The Mankato Free Press
Mayo Clinic Health Event Center, Room 245
House District 18A | October 6, 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Susan Akland (R)
Jeff Brand (DFL)
Moderators: Andy Wilke & Laura Grossman
Hosted by: Greater Mankato Growth & Alpha Media
South Central College, Heritage Hall
House District 18B | October 11, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Luke Frederick (DFL)
Dar Vosburg (R)
Moderators: Andy Wilke & Ashley Hanley
Hosted by: Greater Mankato Growth & Radio Mankato/KTOE
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Centennial Student Union, Room 255
About Greater Mankato Growth, Inc.
Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. (GMG) is comprised of four business units; Greater Mankato Growth, the regional chamber of commerce and economic development organization; Visit Mankato, the local destination management organization; City Center Partnership, a downtown development organization; and GreenSeam, which utilizes agriculture to build on the region’s extensive agribusiness assets to develop the ag economy.