Local political science professor Ernest Evans will moderate forums for candidates who are running in a special election for the Leavenworth County Commission.

Local political science professor Ernest Evans will moderate forums for candidates who are running in a special election for the Leavenworth County Commission.

The first forum will feature candidates who are running in the County Commission’s new 5th District. The event will take place from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the Riverfront Community Center, 123 S. Esplanade St.

A second forum will feature candidates who are running in the County Commission’s new 4th District. This event is scheduled for 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Riverfront Community Center.

The special election will take place March 26. The new 4th and 5th districts have been created as part of an expansion of the County Commission.