Las Cruces mayoral candidates to participate in upcoming forum

All three candidates for Las Cruces mayor have confirmed their participation in an Oct. 8 forum, according to a news release from the event’s organizers.

Las Cruces City Hall

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Las Cruces City Hall

The candidates on the ballot for the Nov. 3 election are Ken Miyagishima, the incumbent; Miguel Silva, who is vacating his city council seat to run for mayor; and business owner Gina Montoya-Ortega.

The forum will be held at Nopalito’s Galeria, 326 S. Mesquite St., from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 8. It will be filmed, and organizers say will be able to run video of the entire forum once it’s available.

Audience members will have an opportunity to ask questions of the candidates during the forum, according to the news release.

The event is sponsored by SWOP Action Fund Do├▒a Ana, Nopalito’s Galeria, and PRC productions, which is filming the event.

This BBSNews article was syndicated from, and written by Heath Haussamen. Read the original article here.