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Southern University to host state, parish candidates town hall

Southern University to host statewide, parish candidates Town Hall on October 2
The Southern University System will host a Town Hall on Wednesday, Oct. 2 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Royal Cotillion Ballroom of the Smith-Brown Memorial Student Union on campus. Candidates for the offices of Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, Attorney General, State Senate, State Representative, East Baton Rouge Parish Clerk of Court and more have been invited to participate.
After candidates introduce themselves and their respective platforms, they will take questions from the audience.
Community partners for this event include 100 Black Women of Baton Rouge, the La Capitale Chapter of The Links Inc., and the Power Coalition for Equity and Justice. On-campus partners include the Student Government Association, Political Science Association, NAACP, Alpha Tau Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., and the Beta Sigma Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. The Southern University Alumni Federation is also supporting this event, which is free and open to the public. 
This Town Hall is part of the SU Votes initiative that focuses on voter education, registration and participation.