Savannah Now: First Congressional District forum: Buddy Carter, Lisa Ring face off on student loans, marijuana, climate change

First Congressional District incumbent Republican Buddy Carter and Democratic challenger Lisa Ring squared off Wednesday night for their second forum in two weeks.

The Savannah Branch of the NAACP hosted the first meeting of the two candidates last week. Wednesday’s forum was hosted by the League of Women Voters of Coastal Georgia.

The forum, held ahead of the Nov. 6 midterm elections, was hosted at the Coastal Georgia Center.

A sold-out crowd of nearly 400 people came out to hear the candidates speak. WTOC’s Dawn Baker moderated the forum.

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Originally posted on October 25th.