Valdosta-Lowndes Community Invited to Meet The Candidates

Press release from the issuing company

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

The Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber President’s Partners, Valdosta Board of REALTORS, and Home Builders Association of South Georgia will kick off the campaign season with an opportunity for you to meet those who want your vote! Area voters are encouraged to attend Meet The Candidates on Tuesday, Oct. 7 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Rainwater Conference Center.

Candidates will meet and speak with attendees to begin the event, and will close with platform presentations, stating their views on relevant issues and discussing the challenges they intend to address if elected. Confirmed candidates include the following:

U.S. Representative – District 1            

E.L. Buddy Carter (R)

Brian Corwin Reese (D)

State Senate – District 8

C. Ellis Black (R)

Bikram Mohanty (D)

State House – District 174

John Corbett (R)

Jessie Smith (D)

Lowndes County Commission – District 3

Tally Mark Wisenbaker, Jr. (R)

Tom Hochschild (D) 

“This is a great opportunity to meet and ask candidates questions to make sure come Election Day you can make an informed decision about who to put in office. So show up, ask, learn and then VOTE,” said Chamber Government Affairs Council Chairman, Bruce Allred.

This event is open to the public and there is no cost to attend. For further information, please call Miranda Moore at (229) 247-8100 ext. 231, or visit