SPJ Houston, LWV Houston to host mayoral debate

The Houston Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists and the Houston Chapter of the League of Women Voters will host a forum for candidates for Houston Mayor from 7-9 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Museum of Printing History, located at1324 W Clay St.

The event will give participants an opportunity to hear candidates in the Houston Mayoral race express their vision for the future of the city. The forum will be on the record and open to SPJ members and members of the general public.

In attendance will be candidates Chris Bell, Victoria Lane, Nguyen Thai Hoc and Demetria Smith (and any other candidates who confirm attendance by deadline).

The forum will be in the format of a panel discussion in which each candidate will give a brief overview of his or her candidacy. This will be followed by several questions posed by the moderator, after which the forum will be opened for questions from the audience.

The Houston Mayoral Race is part of the Nov. 3 general election. Early voting runs Oct. 19-30.

RSVP to houstonspj@hotmail.com