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Nampa: Latino groups to hold candidate forum Oct. 25

The Idaho Hispanic Caucus Institute for Research and Education, Mujeres Unidas de Idaho and the Hispanic Cultural Center of Idaho have joined together to present a Nampa mayoral and city council candidate forum at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, at the Hispanic Cultural Center of Idaho, 315 Stampede Drive.

According to U.S. Census data Latinos comprise 22.9 percent of Nampa’s population. Unique to this forum, a mini-survey of Latino Nampa residents was conducted to identify key issues facing the city, including infrastructure, commerce and public works. Additionally, interpretation services for Spanish-speaking residents will be available at the forum.

All 13 Nampa mayoral and city council candidates on the November ballot have been invited to the forum.

Mayor: Tom Dale (incumbent), Bob Henry, Robert Muse and Melissa Sue Robinson.

City Council Seat 1: Paul Raymond and Victor Rodriguez.

City Council Seat 3: KLynn Miller and Pam White (incumbent).

City Council Seat 5: Randy Haverfield and Lance McGrath.

City Council Seat 6: Jeff Kirkman, Bruce Skaug and Darryl Speiser.

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