Gustavus to Host Public Conversation for District 19A Candidates

Posted on October 28th, 2014 by

Clark Johnson and Kim Spears

Clark Johnson and Kim Spears

With election day (Nov. 4) quickly approaching, Gustavus Adolphus College will host a public conversation between Minnesota House District 19A candidates Clark Johnson and Kim Spears at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, in the Three Crowns Room, located in the C. Charles Jackson Campus Center. The event is free to attend and open to the public.

The public conversation will be moderated by Gustavus Associate Professor of Political Science Kate Knutson. Those who wish to submit questions for the candidates to address, can do so ahead of time by emailing them to Free pizza will be available for attendees beginning at 6:30 p.m.

House District 19A includes all of Nicollet County and small parts of Le Sueur and Blue Earth Counties. The district includes the cities of Courtland, Kasota, Lafayette, Nicollet, North Mankato, and St. Peter, as well as a portion of Mankato. Johnson is running for a second term after being elected for the first time in a special election in 2013. Spears is a North Mankato City Council Member who is running for state office for the first time.

This event was organized as part of a collaborative effort between the Gustavus College Democrats, the Gustavus College Republicans, and the Office of the Chaplains.


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