The events are to be held on college campuses from September through December and will each feature one candidate. Viewers of the event Webcast will be able to submit their own questions through MySpace's instant-messaging client.
Republican candidates participating in the town hall series include Kansas Sen. Sam Brownback, former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani, California Rep. Duncan Hunter, Texas Rep. Ron Paul, former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney, former Wisconsin governor Tommy Thompson and Arizona
The Democratic candidates include New York Sen. Hillary Clinton, Connecticut Sen. Chris Dodd, former North Carolina Sen. John Edwards, Illinois Sen. Barack Obama and New Mexico governor Bill Richardson.
This is not the first step MySpace has made toward making its young user base politically aware and active through its Impact channel. Last month, the News Corp.-owned social-networking site announced that it would be hosting a early in 2008.
MySpace has also announced plans to