Video: Juneau League of Women Voters Candidates Forum

Video: Juneau League of Women Voters Candidates Forum

Watch the municipal candidates talk about the issues ahead of the Oct. 2 election.

Municipal candidates took 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, began at 7 p.m. The three Board of Education candidates (vying for three spots) had 30 minutes of discussion, and the final 90 minutes was devoted to the Assembly and mayoral candidates.

Read our coverage on the forum here: Issues of affordability, public safety prominent in candidates’ minds

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