Mayoral candidates to engage in debate Monday - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Mayoral candidates to engage in debate Monday

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The Memphis mayoral debate is fast approaching.

This year, WMC Action News 5 teamed up with the National Civil Rights Museum, The Memphis Association of Black Journalists and the League of Women Voters to bring you the debate live on WMC Action News 5.

The five candidates that will appear in the debate are:

Yacoubian Research vetted all 10 mayoral candidates to choose the top five. The vetting does not reflect who will win or lose, only the work they have done to run a serious campaign.

To listen to the full interview with Berje Yacoubian about his group's selection process, click here.

To learn more about his organization, click here.

WMC Action News 5 anchors Joe Birch and Ursula Madden will moderate the debate, which will include rounds of questions from a six member panel and questions from Memphis residents gathered prior to the debate.

The forum is free and open to the public.  Those who wish can also engage on Twitter with the hashtag #MEMDebate15.

Tune in to WMC Action News 5 Monday, August 10th at 7 p.m. to watch the debate live on air or online.

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