Most of the candidates asking Virginia Beach voters to send them to Richmond next year will try to sway voters with their answers Wednesday at an annual forum.
The event begins at 6 p.m. with questions from a panel at the Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library, 4100 Virginia Beach Blvd. The floor will then open for queries from the audience. The event is sponsored by Lynnhaven River NOW, the Princess Anne Garden Club, the Virginia Beach Garden Club, the Back Bay Restoration Foundation and the Council of Civic Organizations.
Confirmed candidates are below:
Democrat Gary McCollum, District 7.
Democrat Dave Belote, District 8.
Democrat Susan B. Hippen and Republican Ronald Villanueva, District 21.
Green Party candidate Jeff Staples and Republican Barry Knight, District 81.
Democrat Bill Fleming, District 82.
Republican Chris Stolle, District 83.
Republican Glenn Davis, District 84.
Republican Scott Taylor, District 85.