Unopposed candidates will not participate in the Q&A part of the forum but will be permitted to make a closing statement, according to a league press release. Residents are welcome to submit questions for candidates both during the forum or in advance by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The forum begin at 7 p.m. in the Grand Hall of the Richardson Civic Center, 411 W. Arapaho Road. A live stream will be available at www.cor.net/city or viewers can tune into a live broadcast via the city's cable TV channels—channel 16 for Time Warner Cable and channel 99 for AT&T U-verse.
Candidates running for mayor and Richardson City Council are:
Place 1: Bob Dubey and Jason Clarke
Place 2: Mark Solomon
Place 3: Franklin Byrd, Dan Barrios and Janet DePuy
Place 4: Raymond DeGuzman Sr., Johnny Lanzillo and Kyle Kepner
Place 5: Mauri Long and Ken Hutchenrider
Place 6: Steve Mitchell
Place 7 mayor: Paul Voelker
Prior to the event, voters can brush up on their knowledge of the candidates by reading Community Impact Newspaper's candidate Q&As.