Voting on Health: Southern Arizona Candidate Forum Oct. 20th

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
What:
The health and wellness of Arizonans is a hot topic of debate this election season. Get to know the candidates and where they stand on health issues next Wednesday, Oct. 20th at the University of Arizona’s Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health.
 
Graduate students from the UA Zuckerman College of Public Health will host the open forum titled, Voting on Health: A Southern Arizona Candidate Forum.
 
This is an opportunity for voters to hear what the legislative candidates have to say about their role in promoting the wellbeing of Southern Arizonans, and their plans to address key issues that affect the health of individuals living in this region. The forum in open to the public.
 
Who:
Participating Arizona legislative candidates running for state offices in the November 2nd election:
·       Paula Aboud (D) for State Senate, District 28
·       Ted Downing (D) for State Senate, District 28
·       Dave Ewoldt (I) for State Senate, District 28
·       Steve Farley (D) House seat, District 28
·       Pat Fleming (D) House seat, District 25
·       Sally Gonzales (D) House seat, District 27
·       Peggy Judd (R) House seat, District 25
·       Pat Kilburn (R) House seat, District 29
·       Bruce Wheeler (D) House seat, District 28
 
When:
Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010 | 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. (Refreshments will be served from 6:30-7 p.m.)
 
Where:
Drachman Hall, 1295 N. Martin Avenue, Room B109, Tucson, AZ. Parking is free in the Drachman Hall East lot after 5 p.m.
 
Why:
“Public health is all about the development and implementation of informed policy. With today’s issues around health and health care front and center in our state, it is critical for voters to be informed on the positions of all our candidates,” said Jill Guernsey de Zapien, associate dean for Community Programs at the Zuckerman College of Public Health. “On behalf of our college, we are delighted to offer this opportunity to the Tucson community.”