ORU College Democrats sponsor forum on campus

By Sara Rozalina Krstevski ('12)

Jonathan TownsendThe ORU College Democrats club is sponsoring a forum from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 10 in Zoppelt Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.

Jonathan Townsend, president of the ORU College Democrats, is a senior majoring in government and concentrating in pre-law.

"The forum is to gather together Democrats in the Tulsa County and ORU community before the election season to express how far we have come as a party and address how far we need to go," Townsend said. "There will be numerous speakers such as active political office holders in the state of Oklahoma and party office members from various counties across the state."

Democratic leaders that will be in attendance include state Sen. and Tulsa County Democratic Chairwoman Judy Eason McIntyre, state Rep. Jabar Shumate and Tulsa County Democratic Vice Chairman Michael Whelan. Townsend said there will be an open microphone for citizens and voters to express their concerns in regards to issues that Oklahomans face.