Wilmington Mayoral Candidates Forum - part 1

Wilmington, NC – On Wednesday, September 19th, the three men vying to be the next mayor of Wilmington met in the WHQR gallery to answer questions submitted by residents.

In the evening's first segment, the candidates lay out why they're qualified for the job, discuss the proposed convention center, the future of downtown, the city's problems with gang violence, and more.

The Wilmington Mayoral Forum was sponsored by WHQR, WECT, and the Star-News and moderated by News Director Catherine Welch, Anchor Jim Hanchett, and columnist Si Cantwell.

this segment is 18 minutes long