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San Pedro Councilor and Mayoral Candidates Debate

Posted By: Marty

San Pedro Councilor and Mayoral Candidates Debate - 02/13/15 07:09 PM

Press Release – The San Pedro Sun/Reef Radio – January 14, 2012

Plans have been finalized for the first ever council candidate debate to be held on February 16th. A mayoral candidate debate will be held on February 23rd and both debates will commence at 7pm. The debates, hosted by The San Pedro Sun and Reef Radio/TV will be held at the Lion’s Den and will be televised live on Reef TV on channel 20 and broadcast live on Reef Radio at 92.3FM.

For the Councilor Candidates’ debate, the names of two aspiring candidates from each party will be submitted to the organizers as their representative, while the Mayoral candidates will be the only person to represent their party in the Mayoral Debate.

In order to assure an orderly crowd the debate will be open to only those with tickets. Each candidate will be allotted equal amount of tickets to distribute at their discretion. In addition, select members of the Town Council, private sector and media will be invited. It is anticipated that close to 100 people will be in attendance. Crowd participation will be limited to applause when appropriate and alcoholic beverages will not be sold or permitted at the events. The debates will be limited to two hours and The San Pedro Sun will also have up-to-the-minute updates on their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/SanPedroSun.

The public is encouraged to submit their debate questions to The San Pedro Sun by dropping them off at our office at 63 Barrier Reef Drive or emailing then to [email protected]

Questions can also be submitted to Reef Radio at their location on Pescador Drive or emailed to [email protected]

Campaign managers for all parties will receive the debate format and rules before the debates and advertising sponsors for the debates are being solicited to help cover the expense of holding this unprecedented event.

For more information about the debates or how to be a sponsor please call The Sun at 226-2070 or Reef Radio at 226-4054.
Posted By: Marty

Re: San Pedro Councilor and Mayoral Candidates Debate - 02/17/15 10:17 AM

The San Pedro Sun and Reef Radio/Reef TV would like to inform the general public that due to the Carnival activities, the councilors’ debate for February 16th has been rescheduled for Wednesday February 18th. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Posted By: Marty

Re: San Pedro Councilor and Mayoral Candidates Debate - 02/19/15 12:23 PM

The public is advised that the Town Council Candidate Debate scheduled for this evening, Wednesday February 18th has been canceled. However, all political parties have confirmed their participation in the Mayoral debate which is scheduled for Monday, February 23rd at 7PM at the San Pedro Lions Den.
Posted By: Marty

Re: San Pedro Councilor and Mayoral Candidates Debate - 02/27/15 09:07 PM

2015 Mayoral Candidates participate in Debate
The three Mayoral Candidates contesting the 2015 Municipal Election on the island participated in a Mayoral Debate on Monday, February 23rd. The debate was organized by The San Pedro Sun and Reef TV. Held at the Lion’s Den shortly after 7PM, the debate saw the candidate’s addressing issues affecting the community before a crowd of over 140. The debate was also televised simultaneously on Reef TV/Radio on channel 20 and Reef Radio at 92.3 FM. Eiden Salazar was the Master of Ceremonies, while Tamara Sniffin was the presenter. Before starting the debate, the candidates were allowed five minutes to introduce themselves. Representing the People’s United Party (PUP) was Dr. Giovanni Solorzano. Incumbent Mayor, Daniel Guerrero represented the United Democratic Party (UDP), while the Vision Inspired by the People (VIP) was represented by Robert “Bobby” Lopez.

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