Simpson Democrats to Host Third District Candidate Forum Feb. 13

All seven Democrats vying for their party’s nomination for the U.S. House of Representatives in the Third District will appear at a candidate forum on Feb. 13 at Simpson College.

The event will mark the first time all seven candidates will have appeared together at a forum in 2018.

The forum will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Hubbell Hall I, located on the second floor of the Kent Campus Center at Simpson. The public is invited to the event and encouraged to submit questions for the candidates beforehand at:

The following groups are co-sponsoring the forum: Simpson College Democrats, College and Young Democrats of Iowa, Drake Democrats and DMACC Democrats.

The Third Congressional District includes the Des Moines area and counties in the southwest portion of the state. Republican David Young currently represents the district.