Monday, September 28, 2020

Council District 10 Candidate Forum set for Tomorrow


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For immediate release:
September 28, 2020
Contact:  Communications and Public Information Office, 512-974-2220, media@austintexas.gov

 

Council District 10 Candidate Forum set for Tomorrow

The City of Austin sponsored virtual forum for District 10 Candidates is set for tomorrow night, Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at 6 p.m.

The City's Ethics Review Commission and the League of Women Voters Austin Area will host a forum for each of the five district council seats on the November 3,2020 election ballot. There is also a forum planned in the event of a runoff election.

Tomorrow's forum will air live at ATXN.TV (English & Spanish), cable TV channel 6, and AT&T U-Verse channel 99. The forum can also be heard on KAZI FM 88.7 and by telephone by dialing (855) 756-7520 (English: Ext. 65822# Spanish: Ext. 65823#). For more information, visit AustinTexas.gov/CandidateForums.

Candidates for District 10 are:
  • Robert Thomas
  • Alison Alter
  • Belinda Greene
  • Bennett Easton
  • Noel Tristan
  • Pooja Sethi
  • Jennifer Virden
People interested in suggesting a question to be asked of the Candidates during the forums can email forum@lwvaustin.org or call 512-451-6710 by 5 p.m. tomorrow. Topics can be both citywide and Council district-specific. Questions suggested repeatedly will be considered for inclusion.

Each event will be an opportunity for Austinites to listen to candidates express their views so audience members can understand candidates' positions and make informed voting decisions. Candidates who are elected will serve four-year terms.

All online forums begin at 6 p.m. Remaining forums include:
  • District 6: Wednesday, September 30th
  • District 7: Wednesday, October 7th
  • District 10: Tuesday, September 29th
  • If Runoff: Monday, November 30th
For more information about the election process, visit AustinTexas.gov/Elections.

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