For Immediate Release
April 3, 2019
LWV of Richardson
Linda L. Grigsby, Public Relations
League of Women Voters of Richardson Will Hold a Candidates Forum
The League of Women Voters of Richardson will hold a Mayoral and City Council candidate forum. The public meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 7:00 pm in the Grand Hall of the Richardson Civic Center, 411 W. Arapaho Road, Richardson, TX 75080.
The Mayoral and City Council candidates are as follows:
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
Unopposed candidates will not participate in the question and answer part of the forum, but will be given the opportunity to make a closing statement. Questions from the audience can be submitted at the time of the forum or they can be submitted in advance by sending them to firstname.lastname@example.org. Emailed questions will be given the same consideration as questions submitted at the event. The questions will be screened according to League of Women Voters of Texas Guidelines.
The forum will be streamed live on www.cor.net/city and broadcast live on the City’s cable TV channel on Time Warner Cable, channel 16 and AT&T U-Verse, channel 99. Video on demand of the forum will also be available on the city’s website and cable channel. Also, video of the forum will be on the League of Women Voters of Richardson website, www.lwvrichardson.org as will the League’s Voter Guide and more information on the May 4, 2019 election.
The meeting is funded by the League of Women Voters of Texas Education Fund (Richardson account) through donations from Richardson area residents and businesses.
The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. Membership is open to men and women of all ages. With more than 94 years experience and almost 800 state and local affiliates, the League is one of America’s most trusted organizations.