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LISTEN: Monroe City Council Candidates Forum

Monroe City Council Candidates gathered at the Monroe Civic Center for a live Candidates Forum on February 17.

KEDM Public Radio and the Monroe Chamber of Commerce held a Meet the Candidates Forum for Monroe City Council, Monday, February 17 at 6 p.m. at the Monroe Civic Center Convention Center. 

Candidates for City Districts 2, 3, 4, and 5 answered a variety of questions before an audience of over 100 people. Questions covered topics relating to Monroe government, including crime, infrastructure, a new casino in Monroe, and more.

All the candidates in each district were in attendance,  and the forum was broadcast live on 90.3 KEDM Public Radio.

District 2

  District 3

Candidates for Monroe City Council District 3; Alicia "Cocoa" McCoy Calvin (D) and Juanita G. Woods (D).

 District 4

Candidates for Monroe City Council District 4; Carday Marshall, Sr.(D), Jesse Smith (D), Jesse Walker (D), and Trandon Welch (D).

 District 5

Candidates for Monroe City Council District 5; Kema Dawson (D), Chresancio "Chee-Chee" Jackson (D), Kevin Johnson (D), Eugene Payne, Jr. (D), and Dewayne Wooten (D).

Previously, on February 10, KEDM and the Monroe Chamber of Commece held a forum featuring all five candidates for Mayor of Monroe.

Click here to listen to the Mayoral Forum.

Click here to watch video of the Mayoral Forum.