Candidates for local offices in Newport and Middletown, RI are invited to participate in public forums in advance of the November 8, 2022 general election.
Forums will be hosted at Innovate Newport, 513 Broadway in Newport and via live stream.
All events are free and open to the public. The schedule of the candidate forums is:
- Thursday, September 29, 6:30 pm: Newport School Committee candidates
- Thursday, October 6, 6:30 pm: Newport City Council at-large candidates
- Thursday, October 13, 6:30 pm: Middletown Town Council candidates
- Thursday, October 20, 6:30 pm: Middletown School Committee candidates
Candidates for local office participating will provide statements and answer questions prepared by the hosting organizations. There will be an opportunity for members of the public to submit questions for the candidates during the forums.
Log-in details for the live stream will be made available in advance of each forum on InvolveNewport.com and NewportThisWeek.com.