Jamaica Plain: Ward 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 19 and 20 Democratic Committees will jointly host a Forum on October 19, with At-Large City Council candidates in advance of the Election on November 2. The Candidates Forum will be held as a Zoom Webinar from 5:30 – 7:00 PM. The public is invited and encouraged to attend.
All eight At-Large City Council candidates have been invited. Michael Flaherty, David Halbert, Ruthzee Louijeune, Julia Mejia, Carla Monteiro, Erin Murphy, and Bridget Nee-Walsh have confirmed their participation; Althea Garrison pending.
The Forum will be moderated by Jacquetta Van Zandt, Vice President of Engagement at The Partnership, Inc:
5:30 pm – Greetings and Opening Statements
5:45 pm – Q and A
6:45 pm – Closing Statements
This Forum will provide an opportunity to learn more about the candidates on issues of importance to voters citywide. Voters can vote for up to four At-Large City Council candidates. These seven Boston Democratic Ward Committees are collaborating to ensure that voters are aware of their choices in the final election on November 2.
Attendees can register to attend the Zoom Forum at this link – https://bit.ly/Oct19BostonForum
This Candidates Forum is sponsored by Wards 8 (Downtown/North End, South End, North Dorchester, Roxbury), 9 (Downtown/North End/South End), 10 (Mission Hill, Jamaica Plain), 11 (Jamaica Plain, Roxbury), 15 (North Dorchester, South Dorchester), 19 (Jamaica Plain, Roslindale) and 20 (Roslindale, JP, West Roxbury).
The same Boston Democratic Ward Committees are planning a Zoom Forum with the two Mayoral Candidates – Michelle Wu and Annissa Essaibi George – tentatively scheduled for October 26th. Check https://bostonward19dems.org for updates.