Joint Cumberland County Commissioner, Judicial Candidates Forum planned Tuesday
Seven candidates are running for three open commissioner positions. The forum for commissioner will begin at 7 p.m., moderated by Michelle Crowley, president and CEO of the Greater Carlisle Area Chamber of Commerce. Each entrant will make a brief statement and take two audience questions.
The seven candidates running for county commissioner are Republicans Barb Cross, Gary Eichelberger, Vince DiFilippo and Rick Schin; and Democrats Jim Hertzler, Dashell Fittry and Rick Rovegno.
Judicial aspirants will make statements starting at 8 p.m., with six candidates vying for the one open seat on the Cumberland County Court of Common Pleas: Jessica Brewbaker, Lisa Grayson, Carrie Hyams, Rob Kline, Matt Smith and Michael Whare.
Following brief individual statements, Cumberland County Bar Foundation Chairman Tony DeLuca will moderate, reading selected written submitted questions from the public. A meet-and-greet reception with all candidates will be held following the judicial forum.
Primaries are slated for May 19 with each party’s top two contenders earning a place on November’s election ballot.
The college auditorium is at 360 W. Louther St. in Carlisle.