GOP congressional forum set for Wednesday

Published: May. 21, 2018 at 3:29 PM CDT
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Candidates in one of the biggest elections for east Mississippi will be in Meridian this week for a forum that will be broadcast on WTOK-TV.

WTOK and The Meridian Star are teaming up to present the GOP Congressional Forum Wednesday at Meridian Community College's McCain Theatre.

The forum is sponsored by the Lauderdale County Republican Party.

Six candidates seeking the Republican nomination for the 3rd congressional district will attend the 2-hour forum.

It airs live on WTOK-TV May 23 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. It will also be livestreamed on and aired live on The Meridian Star's Facebook page.

Sally Doty, Morgan Dunn, Michael Guest, Whit Hughes, Perry Parker and Katherine Tate will make opening and closing statements. Each candidate will also take questions from WTOK and The Meridian Star, as well as two political analysts. Syndicated columnist Sid Salter will serve as moderator.