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Democrat to sponsor election Q&A with mayoral candidates in primary

NATCHEZ — The Natchez Democrat and The Bluff City Post will host an online video Mayoral Candidates Q&A, featuring Democratic Party mayoral candidates Tony Fields and Dan Gibson.

Gibson and Fields will compete for the Democratic nomination for Natchez mayor on the June 2 primary ballot.

No candidate is running for mayor as a Republican.

The event will be recorded and posted in an unedited fashion on The Democrat’s website, natchezdemocrat.com, on Tuesday, May 26.

Candidates will be answering questions submitted by The Democrat and Bluff City Post readers.

Readers may submit questions to be considered for inclusion in the Q&A session by emailing them to newsroom@natchezdemocrat.com with “Candidate questions” in the subject line. The deadline to submit emailed questions is no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, May 22.

Questions may also be mailed via U.S. Postal Service to The Natchez Democrat/Mayoral Questions, P.O. Box 1447, Natchez, MS 39121-1447 and received by The Democrat by noon on Friday, May 22.

The winner of the June 2 primary will face independent mayoral candidates Richard Branyan and Phillip West in the July 14 general election.

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