• Channel 2 to host LIVE mayoral debate featuring top candidates


    ATLANTA - The race for Atlanta mayor is officially ON and it is gaining national attention. 

    WSB-TV and the Atlanta Police Foundation are partnering to host Atlanta’s premier 2017 mayoral debate.

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    The live debate will feature all the leading candidates in this crowded race and will cover the issues that are important to Atlanta residents, focusing on public safety, transportation, education and the economy.

    You can watch the debate will be Sunday, October 22 from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. on WSB-TV or on WSBTV.com and on our Facebook page.

    WSB-TV anchor Justin Farmer will serve as the moderator and be joined by WSB-TV political reporter Richard Elliot, Atlanta Journal-Constitution political reporter Greg Bluestein and WSB Radio manager of programming operations Condace Pressley to question the candidates.

    What are your questions or concerns regarding public safety and what other critical issues are important to you?  Tweet us your questions for the candidates using the #ATLMayor or post the questions on our Facebook wall.

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    Election Day for Atlanta is Nov. 7.

    In September, Channel 2 and the League of Women Voters hosted a forum featuring 13 of the mayoral candidates.

    Read more in-depth and investigative stories on Georgia politics with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Politically Georgia section.

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