The Smith County Republican Club will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at Traditions Restaurant, 6205 S. Broadway Ave. in Tyler.
The meeting will include a debate/forum between Tyler mayoral candidates Martin Heines and Joel Rando from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Smith County Court at Law judge runoff candidates Mike Patterson and Jason Ellis also will participate in the forum.
Members and guests are welcome to attend. For more information, call club President David Stein at 903-372-9699.
SMITH COUNTY DEMS
The Smith County Democratic Party will hold its County Convention at 10 a.m. March 22 at the New Life Community Church, 1201 Loop 323 NW (across from John Tyler High School).
Precinct caucuses to elect delegates for the State Convention will be on the agenda first. To be eligible as a delegate you must have voted in the March 4 Democratic Primary.
To pre-register for the convention, go to register.txdemocrats.org.