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Packard Place to host Oct. 7 candidates forum

Charlotte mayoral candidates: Democrat Dan Clodfelter, Republican Edwin Peacock and Democrat Jennifer Roberts.
Charlotte mayoral candidates: Democrat Dan Clodfelter, Republican Edwin Peacock and Democrat Jennifer Roberts.

Charlotte's mayoral and city council candidates will address the city's entrepreneurial community at a candidates forum on Wednesday at Packard Place, the uptown startup hub.

The Charlotte Entrepreneurial Alliance and Charlotte Observer's ShopTalk are co-sponsoring the event, where candidates will make pitches about how they would help the city's small-business owners and entrepreneurs, if elected.

The lineup includes mayoral Republican candidate Edwin Peacock against the winner of Tuesday’s Democratic runoff between Jennifer Roberts and Dan Clodfelter.

Election Day is Nov. 3.

The event is free to attend and happens 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Packard Place, 222 S. Church St. Register at http://www.meetup.com/packardplace/events/225561614/.

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