Rep. Alfred Williams hosting presidential debate watch party | Events
State Rep. Alfred Williams is hosting a presidential debate watch party on Wednesday, Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. The watch party will be held at the Match Box Cafe and Lounge, 1424 North Acadian Thruway West, in Baton Rouge.
"We're inviting everybody," Williams tells 9News Neighborhoods. "We just going to watch the debate and allow people to discuss what was debated and how they feel about it."
This will be the first of three debates between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney . Willilams says he chose the restaurant because the debate will focus on domestic policy and he hopes small lbusinesses will be included in that discussion.
"We want to get the commuity engaged," he says.
The event will feature free food. It is open to the public.
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