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Candidate forums set for next week

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By David Giuliani

Two forums for candidates in the March 4 municipal election are set for next week.

Candidates for mayor will take questions from the public at a forum from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday in Memorial Middle School’s auditorium.

On Tuesday, candidates for the Ward 3 City Council seat will take part in a forum during the same hours at the same place.

The candidates for mayor are former state employee Tonita Gurul-Giron, state hospital emergency management coordinator Gary Ludi, City Councilman Tony Marquez, Las Vegas City Schools board member Ramon “Swoops” Montao and Mayor Henry O. Sanchez.

The Ward 3 council candidates are Luna Community College professor Andrew Feldman, businessman Joey Herrera, Highlands University professor Luis Ortiz, businessman Henry A. Sanchez, and insurance and real estate agent Max Trujillo.

Audience members can submit written questions before or during the forum. Paper and pencils will be provided.

Sponsoring the candidate forums are KFUN radio, the Committee of the People and the Las Vegas Optic.