On Monday, Oct. 19 the Shelton Voters Network and Shelton High School Junior State of America will co-host a Shelton mayoral candidates debate. Participants include Michele Bialek, Democrat, and official write-in candidate Timothy Bristol, unaffiliated. A third candidate, current Shelton Mayor Mark Lauretti, Republican, has declined to participate. The debate will be held at Shelton Intermediate School, 675 Constitution Blvd N. A meet and greet with candidates will take place in the lobby at 6 p.m. with the debate beginning at 7 p.m. in the auditorium.
At the mayoral candidates debate, audience members will be invited to submit facilitated questions to the candidates. The League of Women Voters of the Bridgeport Area will moderate the debate.