(WICHITA, Kan.) — Sunflower Broadcasting, Inc. will broadcast live candidate forums for the 1st and 4th Congressional District candidates.
The 1st District candidates will appear in a live forum from the KWCH-TV studios on Monday, October 4th at 6:30pm. Democrat Alan Jilka and Libertarian Jack Warner have agreed to participate. Republican candidate Tim Huelskamp has declined to participate.
The 4th District forum will air live the following night, Tuesday, October 5th also at 6:30pm. Republican Mike Pompeo, Democrat Raj Goyle and Reform Party candidate Susan Ducey have agreed to participate. An invitation will also be granted to the Libertarian candidate, when the party determines its candidate.
It has been the policy of KWCH that all candidates who will appear on the ballot will be invited to participate. The purpose of the forums is to give all candidates a chance to share their views with the public.
The forums will air on Sunflower Broadcasting stations KWCH in Wichita, KBSH in Hays, KBSD in Dodge City, KBSL in Goodland. In addition, it will be streamed live at KWCH.com
Eyewitness News will select questions for the candidates. Kansans are encouraged to submit questions on the form on the left side of this page.
Following the forum telecast, candidates or a representative of their campaigns are invited to participate in an online chat here at kwch.com.
KWCH-DT, a CBS affiliate, is licensed to the Wichita-Hutchinson market. As the flagship of Sunflower Broadcasting, Inc., KWCH oversees satellite stations KBSH-DT in Hays, Kansas, KBSD-DT in Dodge City, Kansas, and KBSL-DT in Goodland, Kansas. Sunflower Broadcasting also operates KSCW-DT and KDCU-DT. Sunflower Broadcasting, Inc. is owned by Schurz Communications, Inc., a diversified privately-owned communication company based in South Bend, Indiana. Schurz (www.schurz.com) publishes 12 daily newspapers, has seven television stations, seven radio stations, two cable companies, a printing company and shopper publications.