Republican candidates for U.S. Senate and for local Assembly and State Senate districts will have a debate at 6:30 p.m. today at Harvest Bible Church, 10088 N. Highway 99, which is the eastern frontage road between Eight Mile Road and Morada Lane.
Candidates will be from the 9th and 10th congressional districts, 5th Senate District and the 9th, 12th and 13th assembly districts. The event is sponsored by the California Republican Assembly's San Joaquin County chapter, which will use the forum to endorse candidates. The public is invited.
In districts representing the Lodi area, Republican candidates for the 9th Congressional District are Ricky Gill and John McDonald; Bill Berryhill and Leroy Ornellas in the 5th Senate District; Tony Amador, Edward Nemeth and Sophia Scherman in the 9th Assembly; Kristin Olsen in the 12th Assembly; and K. Jeffrey and Dolores Cooper in the 13th Assembly.
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