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Monday, November 4, 2019

Candidates for Mayor and Town Council Debate at Altered Frequencies

A forum for candidates running for Mayor and Town Council in Franklin was held on Saturday, November 2nd at Altered Frequencies on Carolina Mountain Drive.

The only candidates to attend were Bob Scott, running for re-election as Mayor, and Peter Mosco, running for a seat on the Town Council. 

The election is tomorrow and the polls are open from 6:30am to 7:30pm at the town hall located at 95 East Main Street in Franklin, NC in the lower level of the building.

A full list of candidates who filed to run for office is posted below.

Mayoral Candidates 

Bob Scott participated
Barbara McRae sent written answers to questions

Town Council Candidates

Peter Mosco participated
Joe Collins (incumbent)  did not participate
Brandon McMahan (incumbent) sent written answers to questions
Daniel Coates did not participate
Kevin Klatt did not participate
Jack Horton did not participate
Mike Lewis did not participate
TJ Wright did not participate
Dinah Mashburn (running unopposed) did not participate

Media Roll Call

Macon Media and a reporter for WNCC-FM/WFSC-AM were the only media outlets in attendance. The Franklin Press, The Smoky Mountain News, and The Macon County News and Shopping Guide did not send reporters to cover the forum. A full video of the forum is embedded below for those who were unable to attend.


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Full Video of Debate



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Published at 12:15pm on Monday, November 4, 2019