Two of the three candidates for the Republican spot on the ballot for Floyd County Commonwealth’s Attorney in their opening statements at the candidates forum sponsored by the Tea Party.

Eric Brancom, the interim prosecutor appointed by Circuit Jude Marc Long after Stepanie Shortt became a juvenile and domestic relations judge, and challenger Travis Epes outlined their histories and what they felt were their qualifications for the job.

Third candidate Harrison Schroeder was headed for a friend’s wedding for the weekend and missed the event. He submitted a video he produced but it was not used at the event. That video appears below.