Columbus State to Host Rep. Westmoreland in Open Forum

U.S. Rep. Lynn WestmorelandCOLUMBUS, Ga. - U.S. Rep. Lynn Westmoreland will speak on current government issues and answer audience questions from 3-4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25 in Columbus State University’s International House at University Avenue and Clearview Circle.

Westmoreland, R-Newnan, was first elected in 2004 to the U.S. House of Representatives and re-elected to a fourth term in 2010. He serves on the House Financial Services Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.

He represents Georgia’s third district, stretching from southern metro Atlanta to Columbus. Before entering Congress, Westmoreland served 12 years in the Georgia House of Representatives.

The event is free and open to the public and presented by Pi Alpha Alpha and Pi Sigma Alpha, Columbus State’s political science national honor society student chapters.


For more information, call the Department of Political Science and MPA Program at 706-507-8700.