9 Wake County sheriff candidates to participate in forum at Raleigh brewery Wednesday night

Wake County News

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — A Raleigh brewery and sports bar will be the site of a Wake County sheriff candidate forum on Wednesday night.

The Libertarian Party of Wake County is hosting the forum at Tobacco Road Sports Cafe & Brewery.

Nine candidates who have announced they’re running to be the next sheriff of Wake County will participate in the event, according to the Libertarian Party of Wake County.

The following candidates will be attending:

  • Randy Baity
  • David Blackwelder
  • Joe Coley
  • Donnie Harrison
  • Stephanie Hopkins
  • Tivon Howard
  • Tommy Matthews
  • Willie Rowe
  • Roy Taylor

At this time, Wake County Sheriff Gerald Baker will not be participating. A final decision on his participation will be made today, officials said. Baker announced previously that he will be running for reelection.

You can attend the forum at Tobacco Road Sports Cafe & Brewery from 7:15 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. The brewery is located at 505 W. Jones St., just off Glenwood South.

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