Dearborn candidate forums available online, CDTV Oct. 16 to Nov. 7

Elections events are Oct. 3-4  

DEARBORN — The League of Women Voters of Dearborn/Dearborn Heights and the Dearborn Area Board of Realtors will host separate Dearborn candidate forums that will air on CDTV for several weeks leading up to the general election on Nov. 7.

The forums also will be available for on demand viewing at www.cityofdearborn.org by Oct. 16.

The first forum, hosted by the LWV, will take place at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 3 in the City Council Chambers of the Dearborn Administrative Center, 16901 Michigan Ave. Overflow seating and viewing will be available in the DAC atrium.

The LWV forums will air on CDTV Oct. 16 to Nov. 7. The schedule is:

Mayor

• Mondays: Oct. 16, 23, 30, and Nov. 6 at 11 a.m.

• Tuesdays: Oct. 17, 24, 31, and Nov. 7 at 4 p.m.

• Saturdays: Oct. 21, 28, and Nov. 4 at 5 p.m.

City Clerk

• Mondays: Oct. 16, 23, 30, and Nov. 6 at 11 p.m.

• Fridays: Oct. 20, 27, and Nov. 3 at 3 p.m.

• Saturdays: Oct. 21, 28, and Nov. 4 at 9 a.m.

City Council

• Mondays: Oct. 16, 23, 30, and Nov. 6 at 2:30 p.m.

• Thursdays: Oct. 19, 26, and Nov. 2 at 11:30 p.m.

• Sundays: Oct. 22, 29, and Nov. 5 at 4:30 p.m.

The second forum, hosted by DABOR, will take place at 6 p.m. Oct. 4 in Studio A of the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center, 15801 Michigan Ave.

The DABOR forums will also air on CDTV Oct. 16 to Nov. 7. The schedule is:

Mayor

• Wednesdays: Oct. 18, 25, and Nov. 1 at 3 p.m.

• Fridays: Oct. 20, 27, and Nov. 3 at 7 p.m.

• Sundays: Oct. 22, 29, and Nov. 5 at 1 p.m.

City Clerk

• Tuesdays: Oct. 19, 26, and Nov. 2 at noon

• Wednesdays: Oct. 18, 25, and Nov. 1 at 11 a.m.

• Saturdays: Oct. 21, 28, and Nov. 4 at 9 p.m.

City Council

• Tuesdays: Oct. 19, 26, and Nov. 2 at 4 p.m.

• Wednesdays: Oct. 18, 25, and Nov. 1 at 11 p.m.

• Sundays: Oct. 22, 29, and Nov. 5 at 9 p.m.

Mayoral candidates are incumbent John O’Reilly Jr. and Thomas Tafelski.

All seven City Council seats are open. There are 14 candidates: incumbents Robert Abraham, David Bazzy, Susan Dabaja, Brian O’Donnell, and Michael Sareini; and new candidates Nada Al-Hanooti; Fayrouz Bazzi; Erin Byrnes; Sharon Dulmage; Regan Ford; Sean Green; Ramez Haidar; Leslie Herrick; and Kenneth Paris.

City Clerk candidates are George Darany and Nofila Haidar.

CDTV is the city of Dearborn’s government access channel and can be viewed on Channel 12 on Comcast, Channel 10 on WOW, and Channel 99 on AT&T U-verse.