WECT co-sponsors two Wilmington candidate forums

Posted by Debra Worley - email

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Elections are just around the corner, but there's still time to have your questions answered by candidates running for Wilmington City Offices.

WECT is partnering with the Star News and local public radio station WHQR to sponsor two candidate forums in October.

Jon will be one of three panelists asking your questions at the forums.

A forum for the City Council race will be held October 7, from 7-8 pm at WHQR, and a mayoral forum will be held October 14, also at WHQR from 7-8 pm.

An additional mayoral candidate forum will be held October 13, at The Balcony on Dock, starting at 8:30 am.  The forum breaksfast, however, begins at 8 am. Questions for this debate were developed by the Chamber's Local Governmental Affairs Committee, and Jon will moderate the forum.

WECT will air "Decision 2009: The Wilmington Mayoral Forum," Saturday, October 17, 2009, from 7:30-8:00 pm, moving Inside Edition Weekend to 2:00-2:30 am.

Tickets for the forum are $15 for Chamber members and $25 for non-members, which includes breakfast.  They can be purchased by contacting Mary Jacobs at 762-2611 ext. 202 or jacobs@wilmingtonchamber.org.

For more information about candidates running in each county, click here.

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