Thursday, December 30, 2021

City of Austin Sponsors City Council Candidate Forum for District 4 Residents

 

How to locate District-4 https://www.austintexas.gov/department/district-4
On Thursday, January 6, 2022, the City of Austin is sponsoring a City Council Candidate Forum for District 4 residents to learn more about the candidates running for the open City Council seat.
 
The City’s Ethics Review Commission and the League of Women Voters Austin Area will host the forum for the District 4 City Council seat; the special election will occur on January 25, 2022. There is also a forum being planned in the event of a runoff election.
 
The event will be an opportunity for Austinites to listen to candidates express their views so audience members can understand candidates' positions and make an informed voting decision. The candidates will serve the remaining term of the office being vacated.
 
The Candidates in ballot order are listed below:
  • Amanda Rios
  • Isa Boonto
  • Ramesses II Setepenre
  • Melinda Schiera
  • Jade Lovera
  • Monica Guzmán
  • José “Chito” Vela
The forum will begin at 6:00 p.m. and can be viewed live virtually online, on-air, or by phone on Thursday, January 6, 2022.  
 
The community can tune in live at ATXN.TV (English & Spanish), cable TV channel 6, AT&T U-Verse channel 99, and on the ATXN app on Roku or Apple TV. The forum can also be heard on KAZI FM 88.7 and by telephone in English, Spanish, and Vietnamese (Dial 1-855-756-7520 ext. 78384# for English, 78385# for Spanish, or 78390# for Vietnamese).  
 
For additional language interpretation requests, please call 3-1-1. For more information, visit AustinTexas.gov/CandidateForums. To find out what City Council District you are in, visit AustinTexas.gov/Government.
 
Austinites and Neighborhood Associations interested in suggesting a question to be asked of the District 4 Candidates during the forum can email in any language to forum@lwvaustin.org or call 512-893-1960 in English by 12:00 p.m. on January 6, 2022. Topics can be both citywide and council district specific. The League of Women Voters Austin Area appreciates questions from the public for these candidate forums.

For more information about the election process, visit AustinTexas.gov/Elections.

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