Coral Gables Candidates Forums

The Coral Gables Forum (previously known as the Ponce Business Association) will be running candidate debates for the upcoming Coral Gables Commission election. According to the calendar at their web page, this is the planned schedule:

  • March 2, 2015 – Candidate Forum for City Commission Seat
    Group V – Coral Gables Congregational Church 7:00pm
  • March 9, 2015 – Candidate Forum for Mayor Seat
    Coral Gables Congregational Church 7:00pm
  • March 16, 2015 – Candidate Forum for City Commission Seat
    Group IV – Coral Gables Congregational Church 7:00pm

According to an announcement reprinted at the Watchdog Report,

events will be held at the Coral Gables Congregational Church (3010 DeSoto Boulevard) from 7:00pm to 8:30pm.The doors will be open at 6:45pm so audience members can submit questions to ask the candidates. Our moderator will be Eliott Rodriguez of CBS WFOR-TV. If you have any questions please contact us at more information on the Candidates Forum and future events please visit our website at

I attempted to find out yesterday if the events will be televised on Coral Gables TV, but was unsuccessful. All I could learn is that they haven’t decided yet. (I sure hope so – I’m going to be out of town on the 9th; anyone available to video it for me if need be?)

There will also be a Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce event, held on the UM Campus a location TBA, but according to the charming lady who answers their phone, they haven’t set a date yet. When they do, it will appear either on the front page of their web site or events page. Last time it was in the fieldhouse on the UM campus.

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One Response to Coral Gables Candidates Forums

  1. RJ says:

    Coral Gables television will be filming all three Coral Gables Forum debates. The first debate (Group V) will be replayed this Wednesday, Friday & Saturday. The times are on the City’s website.

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