The St. Peter League of Women Voters and Chamber of Commerce are sponsoring Candidate Forums today (TUE) and Thursday. The forums are free and open to the public, and begin at 7pm in the Governors Room at the St. Peter Community Center. Today’s forum features candidates for St. Peter mayor and city council. Joel Brinker is challenging Mayor Tim Strand. Stephen Grams, David McGuire and Russell Nachreiner are competing for 1 open seat in the St. Peter City Council’s South Ward, and incumbent Susan Carlin and Roger Parras are on the ballot for the 2 open seats in the North Ward. The forum on Thursday highlights District 508 School Board candidates. There are 6 candidates vying for 3 at-large seats: Dan Bergeson, Jon Carlson, Drew Dixon, Chris Harmes, Charlie Potts and Keith Stelter. Election Day is November 5th.