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Appendix 8


You are a candidate for City Council.

Tonight, you are attending a candidates forum where you will be making statements and answering questions from the sponsoring organization and the general public. This forum will be broadcast live on the local government channel and will be rebroadcast once a day through Election Day. A local radio station is also covering tonight's event live. Two of the three local papers are present. There are 50 people present to hear the candidate's views on issues.

You will be able to give a 3-minute opening statement. One of the questions below will be asked by the moderator. The audience will also be able to ask questions. You will have one minute to respond to these questions. Each candidate will be able to make a one-minute closing statement.

The moderator will give you a 30 second warning and a stop indicator.


  1. Why are you running for City Council?
  2. Do you consider yourself an environmentalist? How would your answer impact your decisions as a city council member?
  3. What would you do to increase ridership on city buses?
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