The second Ellis County Candidate Forum, sponsored by the Ellis County Republican Party will take place from 6-9 p.m. on Tuesday at the Waxahachie Civic Center in the Crepe Myrtle Room.
The event will start with a meet and greet at 6 p.m., followed by a question and answer session forum from 7 to 9 p.m.
Each candidate will be asked three to four questions and will have about two minutes to respond per question. As of press time, two GOP candidate said they would not be able to make the event. One is Rep. Joe Barton (R-Ennis/Arlington). The other is Doug Morgan, who is running for constable in Precinct 2 and won't be able to make the event because of his shift as a paramedic that night, he said. People who have questions about the event can contact the Ellis County Republican Party’s office at 972-923-9383 for more information. There is no charge for this event. The Waxahachie Civic Center is located at 2000 Civic Center Lane in Waxahachie. Staff at the civic center can be reached at 469-309-4040.