What’sUpNewp and AM 1540 WADK hosted a Senate District 13 Candidate Forum on Tuesday evening live on the air at AM 1540 WADK.

Republican candidate Mike Smith, Democratic candidate Dawn Euer and Independent candidate Kim Ripoli participated in the two hour forum that was moderated by Frank Prosnitz, news editor of What’sUpRhode Island and on-air radio host at AM 1540 WADK, and Ryan Belmore, Owner & Editor of What’sUpNewp and What’sUpRhodeIsland.

The three candidates and Green Party candidate Gregory Larson (who did not reply to our invite to the Forum) will face off in a Special Election on Tuesday, August 22nd.

Audio

https://whatsupnewp.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/2017_08_15_639_60708_4433.mp3

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Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What's Up Newp. He was born and raised in Rhode Island and graduated from Coventry High School. He serves as Vice President of Fort Adams Trust and serves on the Board of Directors for Potter League for Animals. Ryan also is currently the Senior Editor - North America for Mountain News, publisher of OnTheSnow. Ryan is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA).