Video: Juneau League of Women Voters Candidates Forum

Municipal candidates will take the stage Thursday night.

Municipal candidates will take the stage Thursday night at the KTOO studio, hoping to earn some votes as the Oct. 2 election quickly approaches.

The forum, hosted by the League of Women Voters of Juneau and co-hosted by the Empire and KTOO, begins at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and anybody is welcome to attend. The three Board of Education candidates (vying for three spots) will have 30 minutes of discussion, and the final 90 minutes will be devoted to the Assembly and mayoral candidates.

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