Press Club to Host U.S. Rep. 6th Congressional District Debate on Monday, Oct. 8

The Baton Rouge Press Club is hosting a debate for U.S. Representative 6th Congressional District candidates on Monday, October 8.

Candidates Rufus Holt Craig Jr., Libertarian-Baton Rouge, and Richard “RPT” Torregano, no party-Baton Rouge, will be in attendance.

Incumbent William “Bill” Cassidy, R-Baton Rouge, was invited to participate in the debate but declined.

Press Club meets on Mondays at the De La Ronde Hall in downtown Baton Rouge at 320 Third St. Lunch, which is served at 11:30 a.m., is $12 for members and $15 for nonmembers.

The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and members of the news media are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.