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Friday, October 9, 2015

League of Women Voters Host Candidate Forum

The League of Women Voters hosted a forum for candidates in the 2015 Municipal elections in Franklin, NC. Five of the six Alderman candidates showed up. Susan Irvin read a statement from Joe Collins, who had a previous engagement and could not attend the forum. Mayor Bob Scott, who is running unopposed, also made a brief statement.

The full forum has been embedded below so you can see and hear what the candidates said without filtering through a reporter or editor.

The Candidates for Alderman (as pictured in the photo from left to right)

Verlin Curtis, incumbent. No campaign website or Facebook page. Contact at
Joyce Handley, incumbent. No campaign website or Facebook page. Contact at
Brandon McMahan, challenger. Facebook Page
Adam Kimsey, challenger, Facebook Page
Angela Moore, challenger. Facebook Page
Joe Collins, challenger (absent).

If I have left out a webpage oR Facebook page, please do not hesitate to contact me at and I will edit this post to include the data.

MEDIA ROLL CALL (media organizations with reporters present)

Macon Media (me)
Macon County News and Shopping Guide
The Smoky Mountain News
The Franklin Press


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