The League of Women Voters of Ames & Story County invites the public to participate in a candidate forum on Wednesday, Oct. 3, from 6-8 p.m., at the Nevada Public Library, 631 K Ave. in Nevada. Candidates include incumbent Democrat Beth Wessel-Kroeschell and challenger Republican Ben Brown for Iowa House District 45, incumbent Democrat Lisa Heddens for Iowa House District 46, and incumbent Republican Rob Bacon and challenger Democrat Tim Winter for Iowa House District 48. Audience members will have the opportunity to ask questions of the candidates and hear their views first-hand.

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan organization dedicated to an informed electorate. For more election information: Story County Auditor,; and the League’s Contact Mary Sand (515-290-5827, with questions.