Wednesday, March 23, 2011

All 4 mayoral candidates meet in broadcast debate

A broadcast debate Tuesday, for the first time since the primary, brought all four candidates for Springfield mayor to the same forum.

Frank Kunz, who has skipped several other forums, joined Mike Houston, Mike Coffey Jr. and Sheila Stocks-Smith in the hour-long event. The debate was broadcast live on WICS-TV and WMAY-AM.

The debate at Brookens Auditorium at the University of Illinois Springfield was broadcast live on WICS-TV and WMAY-AM. WICS news anchor Jerry Lambert was moderator. Panelists included Katie Heinz of WICS, Jim Leach of WMAY and Chris Wetterich of The State Journal-Register.

The debate was featured in a March 23, 2011, article in The State Journal-Register.

Read the article online