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WATCH: St. Croix County district attorney candidate forum

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Michael Nieskes and Sarah Yacoub, both vying for the St. Croix County District Attorney's seat, debate while those attending Thursday's event listen in. (Raymond T. Rivard photograph)2 / 2

The New Richmond VFW Post 10818 Auxiliary hosted a candidate forum at the civic center in New Richmond Thursday, Oct. 13.

The live-streamed event that features the debate between Michael Nieskes and Sarah Yacoub, the two candidates vying for the St. Croix County District Attorney's seat, is included above.

About 80 were in attendance for the live debate. 

Sarah YacoubNew Richmond News reporter Tom Lindfors served as the moderator for this special forum.

In addition to the debate between Nieskes and Yacoub, the Auxiliary also hosted a debate between Republican Rob Stafsholt and Democrat Scottie Ard, both vying for the 29th Assembly seat. 

That debate is available for viewing here

The Fall General Election will be held Tuesday, Nov. 8. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Voters will need to bring a valid ID card, either a driver's license or ID card issued through the DMV, in order to cast a ballot.

Michael NieskesEarly voting through an absentee ballot is also open through Nov. 4.

For more information about early voting, contact your village, town or city clerk.

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