Party Candidates to Speak at Constitution Day Sept. 15

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Thu. 09/09/2010

Seven Kansas candidates running for the U.S. Senate, the U.S. House (District 4) and for the governor’s race will discuss how their campaigns and platforms fit into our constitutional system as part of Friends University’s Constitution Day program Sept. 15. Friends University’s Garvey Institute of Law will present “The Constitution and the 2010 Election” from 7 to 8:45 p.m. in Alumni Auditorium in the Davis Administration Building.

Candidates who are planning to attend include:

  • Ken Cannon, Reform Party candidate for Kansas Governor
  • Mike Dann, Libertarian Party candidate for U.S. Senate
  • Susan Ducey, Reform Party candidate for the 4th Congressional district seat
  • Raj Goyle, Democratic Party candidate for the 4th Congressional district seat
  • Andrew Gray, Libertarian Party candidate for Kansas Governor
  • Lisa Johnston, Democratic Party candidate for U.S. Senate
  • Mike Pompeo, Republican Party candidate for the 4th Congressional district seat

Dr. Russell Fox, associate professor of political science, will serve as moderator for the event. Members of the History/Political Science student organization will assist during the event.  Friends University faculty and staff members serving on the committee to plan the event include:  Dr. Fox; Dr. Gretchen Eick, professor of history; Dr. Dixie Madden, professor of law; Dr. Guangqiu Xu, professor of history; Dr. Carole Obermeyer, vice president of Student Affairs; and Brandon Pierce, director of Financial Aid.

The event is free and open to the public. A reception sponsored by the Garvey Institute of Law will immediately follow the panel discussion.

For more information about this event or the Garvey Institute of Law, contact Dixie Madden at 316-295-5906 or madden@friends.edu.

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