Most candidates running for the General Assembly have accepted an invitation to participate in the Aug. 28 Meet the Candidates forum sponsored by MyWoonsocket.com and 1380 WNRI.
Only one candidate won't make it. Michael Moniz, an independent challenging the winner of the Sept. 11 primary for Dist. 49, will be out of town.
The free, open-to-the-public event will be held at , 267 Main St., 7 p.m.
A three-member panel of local news reporters will question the candidates: Russ Olivo of , Sandy Phaneuf of the Valley Breeze and Rob Borkowski of the Woonsocket Patch.
The candidates attending the forum are:
Rep. Lisa Baldelli Hunt (D-Dist. 49, Woonsocket) faces two challengers in the primary: Michael A. Morin of 180 Allen St., Unit 202, and Stuart Gitlow of 641 Harris Ave.
Whoever wins that contest will face Moniz of 429 East School St. for the seat Nov. 6.
Rep. Jon D. Brien (D-Dist. 50, Woonsocket) of 521 South Main St is facing Stephen M. Casey of 625 Park Ave. in the Democratic primary. Whoever wins that contest will run unopposed for the Dist. 50 seat in November.
Sen. Marc A. Cote, (D-Dist. 24) of 144 Woodland Road will face Lewis J. Pryeor of 231 Second Ave. in the primary. Whoever wins that contest will run unopposed for the seat in November.
Rep. Robert D. Philips (D-Dist. 51) of 325 Dunlap St., faces current Republican School Committee member Christopher M. Roberts of 157 Tara Lane.
Senator Roger A. Picard (D-Dist. 20) will run unopposed in November.