City of West Hollywood and West Hollywood Chamber of Commerce to Host a West Hollywood City Council Candidate Forum on Tuesday, October 6 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Due to Technical Difficulties with Broadcast Equipment, the City is getting the word out that it not be able to broadcast or livestream the candidate forum. The Candidate Forum will be now be hosted virtually via Zoom.
The City of West Hollywood will be unable to broadcast this event live due to broadcast equipment technical difficulties. However, community members will be able to take part virtually in the West Hollywood City Council Candidate Forum through the Zoom platform by registering in advance through the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_xpEDdpc7Seaq5ojeyFu46w.
Community members will be able to later view, pause and rewind the forum via replay on WeHoTV by visiting the City’s YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/wehotv.
Candidate questions will be coordinated by the independent and non-partisan organization League of Women Voters of Los Angeles and the forum will feature an independent and impartial moderator, NBC4 Anchor and Reporter, Robert Kovacik. Community members wishing to submit questions may do so by typing a question into the “chat” option available on the Zoom platform. A representative from the League of Women Voters of Los Angeles will sort these questions to eliminate any redundancy and will ask questions directly to the candidates. During the Forum, candidates and the moderator will be visible on the screen, along with representatives from the League of Women Voters of Los Angeles who will use paddles to keep the candidate and moderator aware of time, but these will not be seen on screen.
There will be two City Council seats to be filled for four-year terms in the November 3, 2020 General Municipal Election. Each qualified candidate for a seat on the City of West Hollywood City Council was invited to participate.
For additional information about voting in this year’s General Municipal Election, please visit www.weho.org/elections.
For more information about the election, please call the City of West Hollywood’s City Clerk’s Office at (323) 848-6409, or call the California Secretary of State’s Voter Hotline toll-free at (800) 345-VOTE (8683). For people who are Deaf or hard of hearing, please call TTY (323) 848-6496.