The event will offer voters an opportunity to hear candidates discuss the issues of importance to them ahead of the Birmingham mayoral election on Aug. 24.
WBRC, Gray’s Fox affiliate in Birmingham, Ala., is hosting a televised mayoral forum this Thursday so residents can make an informed choice when they go to the polls to vote.
The Birmingham Mayoral Candidates Forum will be held on Aug. 12 from 5 to 7 p.m. The forum will be hosted and moderated by WBRC’s Jonathan Hardison and Sarah Verser.
The purpose of the forum is to give voters an opportunity to hear candidates discuss the issues of importance to them ahead of the Birmingham mayoral election on Aug. 24.
Viewers are encouraged to send WBRC questions they would like to be asked of the candidates.
The first hour of the forum will be broadcast live on WBRC FOX6 News and live streamed on the WBRC News app, WBRC.com, Roku/Amazon Fire/AppleTV and Facebook. The second hour of the forum will be live streamed only.
“It is vital that our community has the information needed to make an informed decision ahead of the Birmingham mayoral election,” says Shannon Isbell, WBRC’s news director.
“We are excited to provide this public service to our viewers and voters on account of our partnership with AARP Alabama.”
“AARP has more than 60 years of experience in nonpartisan voter engagement.,” says Candi Williams, Alabama’s AARP state director.
“We look forward to sponsoring this discussion of the issues important to Birmingham voters as they prepare to go to the polls.”
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