They will take questions from media members and the public.

Des Moines County voters will have an opportunity next week to meet two candidates running for the board of supervisors in the November mid-term elections.

Business and Professional Women, and Political Therapy Forum, will co-host a one-hour candidate forum 7 p.m. Wednesday at City Hall in the Burlington City Council chambers, 400 Washington Street.

It will be available to watch live on local access cable television, Mediacom channel 7. To ask a question from home, call (319) 753-8137.

Democrat Laura Blanchard and Republican incumbent Tom Broeker will answer questions posed by local media and members of the audience.

Blanchard is a first-time candidate. Broeker has been a member of the board of supervisors since 2010. Neither candidate had an opponent in the June 6 primary.

Election Day is Nov. 6, and early voting begins Oct. 8.