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14 candidates signed up for Des Moines gun forum

DES MOINES (KWWL) – Nearly the entire democratic field for the 2020 election will be in Des Moines over the next few weeks. Candidates have the opportunity to start meeting voters today at the Iowa State Fair.

Also happening in Des Moines, Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action will be holding a gun safety forum on Saturday. The forum will focus on how each candidate plans to address gun violence after recent mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. As of this morning, 14 candidates have registered for the forum.

A list of attending candidates can be seen below:

  • Senator Michael Bennet 
  • Former Vice President Joe Biden
  • Governor Steve Bullock
  • Mayor Pete Buttigieg
  • Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro
  • Mayor Bill de Blasio
  • Senator Kirsten Gillibrand
  • Senator Kamala Harris
  • Governor John Hickenlooper
  • Governor Jay Inslee
  • Senator Amy Klobuchar
  • Senator Bernie Sanders
  • Senator Elizabeth Warren
  • Entrepreneur Andrew Yang

Zach Stone

News Content Producer

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