Archive for August, 2012

Fifth Congressional District Candidates Forum

Sunday, August 12th, 2012

The Congressional Candidates Showcase Forum is a biennial event sponsored by the Senior Statesmen of Virginia.  This year, only one candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives, Democratic challenger General John Douglass, spoke at the event.  Congressman Robert Hurt declined the Senior Statesmen’s invitation to attend the forum.  This is only the second time since 1996 that a candidate has failed to attend.  Mr. Hurt also declined in 2010.


Mr. Coy Barefoot

The event took place at the August 8, 2012 meeting of the Senior Statesmen. The meeting was held at The Senior Center in Charlottesville.

The event was moderated by Coy Barefoot.  Mr. Barefoot is the host of WINA’s Charlottesville – Right Now! and an award-winning and best-selling author, radio personality, historian and political analyst.  A podcast of the event is available below.