Update: A day after announcing it was holding a mayoral forum on May 23, the District E Democratic Committee has cancelled the event. The group did not state a specific reason for the cancellation, other than to say The Hour newspaper has scheduled a mayoral debate for June 7.
Original story: NORWALK, Conn. – Norwalk’s District E Democratic Committee, with the League of Women Voters, will hold a political forum May 23 with the four Democrats running for mayor: Andy Garfunkel, Vinny Mangiocopra, Matt Miklave and Harry Rilling.
The event is free and open to the public. It will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. in the auditorium of Roton Middle School, 201 Highland Ave.
Part one of the forum will consist of four general questions for all candidates to answer regarding Norwalk and Rowayton. Questions will be will be submitted by the District E Democratic Committee and the LVW Steering Committee.
Part two will be dedicated to questions from the audience directed at the candidates. Audience questions will be submitted in writing at the forum.
At the conclusion, each candidate will present their summation.
Attendees will have an opportunity to meet the candidates, and refreshments will be served.
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