Incumbent Mayor Ed Braddy and candidates Lauren Poe and Donald Shepherd, touched on income distribution, integrity and energy among other topics before a crowd of about 100 people at the Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center on Wednesday night.

The mayoral candidate forum, sponsored by WUFT News, The Gainesville Sun, the Bob Graham Center and the League of Women Voters, touched on a wide-range of topics facing the city during the hour-long forum, which was also broadcast on Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM.

The debate began with opening statements from each of the candidates. READ MORE