Republican candidates debate at forum Posted in: News It was all business during the Van Zandt County Republican Primary candidate forum held Feb. 10 at the Canton Civic Center. Republican candidates for local and state elections were present to debate hot issues concerning specific offices open for election during the March 3 Primary Election. The forum was hosted ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!