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W. Va. Democratic Party hosting Democratic gubernatorial candidates forum

W.Va. Public Broadcasting televising Goodwin, Justice, Kessler at statewide forum

CHARLESTON, WV — ­​The West Virginia Democratic Party to host Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates Forum on Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 11 a.m.Forum Ticket

The forum will be broadcasted live statewide in partnership with West Virginia Public Broadcasting and will be held at the Civic Center in Charleston in the little theater. B​ooth Goodwin, Jim Justice, and Jeff Kessler are all participating.

To watch the forum live tune into the West Virginia Public Broadcasting channel or watch the online livestream at h​ttps://​

Ashton Marra of West Virginia Public Broadcasting will be moderating the forum with Rob Byers of the Charleston Gazette­Mail, Matt Harvey of the Clarksburg Exponent Telegram, and Ben Fields of The Herald Dispatch on the Q&A panel.

“We are excited about all of our candidates for Governor and we truly believe that these individuals have the passion, the knowledge, and the experience to move West Virginia forward,” said Belinda Biafore, West Virginia Democratic Party Chair. “Our forum will give voters a chance to hear from all of their candidates and that’s our main goal. We want the voters to hear from their candidates in a positive and informative conversation.”

Each news outlet on the media panel will ask each candidate two questions and Ashton Marra will ask one of her own for a total of seven questions throughout the forum.


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