Oak Island political forums will once again be shown on television

Reported by Gavin Johnson email

OAK ISLAND, NC (WECT) -- Political forums will once again be "must see tv" in Oak Island.

Monday, town council met to discuss recent criticism its received for not allowing candidate forums to be televised on the local government channel.

Some in town complained this was an attempt by the incumbents to stifle promotion of their opponents.  Monday, council voted to once again allow the forums to be televised.  Mayor Johnie Vereen broke the council tie with his vote.

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