CONCORD – House Speaker William O’Brien’s office announced that invitations have been extended to presidential candidates to address the New Hampshire House of Representatives during the Wednesday, October 12 session, which begins at 10:00am.

Currently confirmed candidates include Gov. Gary Johnson, Sen. Rick Santorum, former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, businessman Herman Cain, and Congresswoman Michele Bachmann. The Speaker’s office is still awaiting confirmation from President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. The campaigns of Gov. Rick Perry, Gov. Jon Huntsman and Congressman Ron Paul have declined.

For those media wishing to attend please contact Shannon Shutts in the House Media Office at (603) 271-3664 for credentials.

A 12 outlet mult box is available on a first come first serve basis and there is a limited amount of space for live trucks.  Set-up will be permitted in the Hall of Representatives beginning at 7:00am on Wednesday, October 12.