Meet the Candidates Forum Announced

The City of Gulfport is sponsoring a Meet the Candidates forum to help voters learn more about the mayoral candidates.

Meet the Candidates Forum

Everyone is invited to the annual city sponsored "Meet the Candidates" forum on Tuesday, Feb. 12 at 7 p.m. at Gulfport City Hall.

Vice Mayor Sam Henderson and former council member Bob Worthington are running for Gulfport Mayor. After nearly 27 years of serving the City of Gulfport, Mayor Mike Yakes is retiring following the city elections.

If you are unable to attend, you can watch the forum live on GTV615 on Brighthouse Cable Channel 615 or online on the city's website.

When Are City Elections?

The municipal elections are on Tuesday, March 12, 2013. The mayor serves a three-year term and council members serve two-year terms. The voter registration deadline is Monday, February 11, 2013 for the next city elections. For more information on how to register visit the Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections website.

Mayoral Candidates Coverage on Gulfport Patch

Contact the Candidates:

Both candidates have set up Facebook Pages; here are the links:


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