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Town Hall: The Next Mayor of Phoenix

August 2, 2011 by R.J. Price

August 15 is another important date in Phoenix’s hotly contested mayoral race as candidates Wes Gullett, Claude Mattox, Peggy Neely and Greg Stanton have confirmed there attendance for “Town Hall: The Next Mayor of Phoenix,” an hour-long debate to be held at Phoenix Symphony Hall beginning at 7 p.m.

radioCo-hosted by the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce and CBS 5, the debate will be televised on CBS 5 and broadcast on listener-supported KJZZ 91.5 FM.

The doors open to the public at 5:45 p.m. and citizens are also encouraged to take part in the debate by submitting questions through Facebook and Twitter.

“This is the most competitive Phoenix Mayoral race in decades; the person elected for this position will have the responsibility of taking the reins of the city at a pivotal point for our community,” said Michelle Bolton, GPCC Vice President for Public Affairs and Economic Development, in a statement. “The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce is pleased to be working with CBS 5 and listener-supported KJZZ 91.5 to provide a large public venue for our community to learn more about each candidate before they cast their vote by either early ballot or on election day.”

The event is free to the public, but seating is limited.