Mayoral Candidates Debate

I know everyone is talking about Hilary and Obama, Rudy and Fred.  While the presidential election is over a year away, Pittsburgh is just a month away from a very important election.  Every election day is important.  Pittsburgh needs you to learn about the candidates and vote!  Election day is just a month away.  PUMP is hosting a candidate debate which is a great way for you learn about the two guys who are running for mayor.

PUMP Mayoral Candidates Debate

Co-sponsored by Pittsburgh City Paper, Comcast, Duquesne University & the Greater Pittsburgh Non-profit Partnership (GPNP)

Featuring Mayoral Candidates: Mayor Luke Ravenstahl & Mark DeSantis

Thursday, October 11th, 2007
Duquesne University’s A.J. Palumbo Center
6:30 pm – 7:30pm (doors open at 6pm)

Moderator:  Tonia Caruso, from WQED’s OnQ & host of Comcast Newsmakers

Civic Engagement Fair & Reception to follow: 7:30 – 8:30pm

Confirmed Exhibitors:

  • PUMP
  • Greater Pittsburgh Non profit Partnership (GPNP)
  • Everybody VOTE
  • Black Political Empowerment Project
  • League of Young Voters
  • Young Republicans & Young Democrats of Allegheny County
  • PA Center for Women in Politics & Public Policy
  • Coro Center for Civic Leadership
  • People for the American Way

Come for the Candidate forum, stay to network!  Representatives from organizations that focus on voter engagement and participation will be on hand to help you get information and to connect you to important issues facing our region.  Candidates & Elected Officials welcome!

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Lindsay has been writing about Pittsburgh for as long as she has been blogging - but fortunately there are lots of great things about Pittsburgh to share. She likes pretzels from the Pretzel Shop on Carson St., used book stores, her rollerblades and she hopes to learn to skateboard someday soon. Lindsay is also working on BlogLocal which is building a map of blogs with local content.