City Government Elections are only weeks away. In preparation for voting, The Baptist Pastors Conference of Greater New Orleans and Vicinity will hold a Mayor and City Council Candidate forum at Second Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church. The forum will take place on Friday, September 1st. Door open at 6:30 p.m., and the event is free and opened to the public.
“We are excited about this event because it offers the citizens of the Greater New Orleans area a window into the legislative and tactical strategies of each of the candidates in a way that will allow them to vote and support from an informed posture.” said Reverend Robert Myers, Moderator of the Baptist Pastors Conference in an official release.
At the forum, Mayoral Candidates will have five to seven minutes to explain his or her platform and City Council Candidates will have two minutes. The Conference will release its official endorsement proceeding the event.
The upcoming forum will not be moderated and candidates will not pose questions for debate. The forum will be held for informational purposes only.
Candidates confirmed to attend are: Mayoral Candidates Michael Bagneris, Latoya Cantrell, and Desiree Charbonnet, Council District A Candidates Joseph “Joe” Giarrusso, III, and Aylin Acikalin Maklansky, Council District B Candidates Jay H. Banks and Timothy David Ray, Council District C Candidates Kristin Gisleson Palmer and Nadine Ramsey, Council District D Candidate Joel Jackson, Council District E Candidates James A. Gray II and Dawn Hebert, Council-at-Large Division 1 Candidates Joe Bouie and Helena Moreno, and Council-at-Large Division 2 Candidates Jason Coleman and Jason Williams.
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