Meet-and-greet for congressional candidates May 15
5/11/2018, 8:19 a.m.
The Urban League of Greater Richmond Young Professionals will host a free meet-and-greet with candidates running in the June primary elections for the 4th and 7th congressional districts.
The event, which is open to the public, will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 15, at Brewer’s Café, 1125 Bainbridge St. in South Side.
Each of the candidates will have three minutes to address the audience.
The nonpartisan event is designed to provide the community an opportunity to interact with candidates.
From the 7th Congressional District, Democratic candidates Abigail Spanberger and Dan Ward, and Republican incumbent Congressman Dave Brat, who has no challenger in the GOP primary, are expected to attend, along with Helen Alli, who is running as an independent.
From the 4th Congressional District, Republican primary contenders Shion Fenty and Ryan McAdams are expected to attend, along with incumbent Congressman A. Donald McEachin, a Democrat who is unopposed in the primary.
The primary elections will be held Tuesday, June 12.
The Urban League of Greater Richmond Young Professionals is a volunteer auxiliary of the Urban League that targets young professionals ages 21 to 45 to empower their communities and change lives.
Details: Jer’Mykeal McCoy, (865) 386-3706 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.