In advance of the September 10 primary, Bridgeport residents are invited to hear the five 2019 mayoral candidates discuss their positions on the issues that affect their families and community at the free 2019 Bridgeport Mayoral Forum at The Klein Memorial Auditorium on Wednesday, Aug. 21, at 7 p.m.
The forum, sponsored by AARP Connecticut and Bridgeport Generation Now, will broadcast in English on Radio Cumbre 1450 AM. All five candidates on the Democratic and Republican primary ballots have committed to participate:
The event is free but requires advanced registration at https://aarp.cvent.com/BridgeportMayoral or by calling 1-877-926-8300. Check-in for attendees will begin at 6 p.m. and the 90-minute forum will begin promptly at 7 p.m.
Date: Wednesday, August 21
Time: 6:00 p.m.: Doors Open for Check-in
7:00 – 8:30 p.m.: Bridgeport Mayoral Candidate Forum
Location: The Klein Memorial Auditorium
910 Fairfield Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06605
A three-person panel of representatives from AARP Connecticut, Bridgeport Generation Now and Radio Cumbre will ask the candidates questions submitted by the sponsoring organizations. The questions will touch upon important issues such as quality of life, housing, governance, livability and public safety. AARP Connecticut State Director Nora Duncan will serve as the moderator and timekeeper.
AARP does not endorse candidates or make candidate/campaign contributions. Additional details of the forum:
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