Politics & Government

You’re invited: Roberts and Peacock to square off in Observer/WBTV debate


It’s down to two for Charlotte mayor. Who’s earning your vote? You’re invited as candidates Jennifer Roberts and Edwin Peacock answer the tough questions at The Charlotte Observer/WBTV debate, sponsored by Duke Energy, at McGlohon Theater on Wednesday, Oct. 21.

The two will face a panel of journalists: Eric Frazier, the Charlotte Observer; Keith Larson, WBT radio; and Katie Toussaint, CharlotteFive.com.

WBTV anchor Jamie Boll will moderate, and anchor Brigida Mack will field audience questions. WBTV will air the debate live on CharlotteObserver.com, WBTV.com and on Bounce, channel 1255 on Time Warner Cable.

Before the 7:30 p.m. debate start, you’re also invited to a free meet-the-candidates reception hosted by Duke Energy in the Spirit Square atrium. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and ask Peacock and Roberts your own tough questions. Reception begins at 6:15 p.m.

Register at cltmayor.com. We look forward to seeing you. Can’t make it? Tweet your questions to us at #cltdebate.

When: Wednesday, Oct. 21

Time: 6:15 p.m. meet-the-candidate reception; 7:30 p.m. debate

Where: McGlohon Theater, 345 N. College St. in Spirit Square.

Parking: Seventh Street Station, between N. College and N. Brevard streets. $5 cost with validation from Spirit Square.

Questions: Jen Rothacker, Observer innovations editor, jrothacker@charlotteobserver.com

Register: cltmayor.com