Local Groups Host Live Burlington Mayoral Candidates Forum on Monday, February 5th

January 26, 2018

For Immediate Release
Contact: Meghan O’Rourke, Channel Director,
morourke [at] cctv [dot] org(802) 862-3966 x 16

Local Groups Host Live Burlington Mayoral Candidates Forum
on Monday, February 5th

Channel 17/Town Meeting TV is teaming up with Seven Days and the Champlain Valley League of Women Voters (CVWLC) to host a live election forum of the Burlington mayoral candidates on Monday, February 5, 2018, from 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. at Contois Auditorium in Burlington’s City Hall.

“This forum gives direct access to the candidates and your city leaders — and everyone is welcome,” says Channel 17/Town Meeting Television’s Meghan O’Rourke.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for a public reception, hosted by the League of Women Voters. The 2018 Burlington Mayoral Candidates Forum will be moderated bySeven Days news editors Matthew Roy and Sasha Goldstein, and broadcast live starting at 7:15 p.m. by Channel 17 and on YouTube:https://youtu.be/QlCr4QjGUVA.

Candidates will be asked to answer questions about issues that matter to Burlington residents and share their visions for the future of the city. The following candidates have been invited to participate:

  • Infinite Culcleasure, Independent
  • Carina Driscoll, Independent with Progressive Endorsement
  • Mayor Miro Weinberger, Democrat

Additional candidates who meet filing requirements and deadlines will also be welcome to participate in the forum.

Community members are encouraged to submit questions prior to the event atwww.bit.ly/askbtvcandidates. Attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions during the second half of the forum.

The 2018 Burlington Mayoral Candidates Forum is the first of many Town Meeting Day election forums hosted by Channel 17/Town Meeting Television and partners. Visit www.ch17.tv for a full schedule of other upcoming election-related events, including their Election Results show on March 6th.


The mission of Channel 17/Town Meeting Television is to be a community supported and sought after multi-media resource that engages citizens in local government.

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