Chamber of Commerce to host virtual candidate forums.

| 4th March 2021 | 2 Comments

The Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Fosters, will be hosting candidate forums. The first forum will be in East End, on Monday at 7 pm. Incumbent and Leader of the opposition Arden Mclean, Mcleary Frederick, and Issac Rankine will answer questions, based on the findings of a public survey, conducted in February.

The forums will be streamed live on Chambers’s Youtube and Facebook channels. Cayman Life TV, Government Information Services, Cayman Marl Road, and ICCI-FM will broadcast the forums.

“The Chamber has organised forums before every election and by-election since 1988,” said Wil Pineau, the Chamber’s Chief Executive Officer. “Each forum gives voters an opportunity to compare the positions of the candidates. This is the first time that we will conduct the forums virtually which allows an online audience. All forums will take place at the Chamber’s main offices in Governors Square.”

Questions for the forum are based on the results of an online public survey released by the Chamber in February. More than 300 persons responded to the survey. More than 90% of the respondents identified themselves as eligible voters. Candidates will not receive any of the questions prior to their respective forum.

The Chamber hosts the forums as a public service to facilitate open dialogue on important national and community issues. All candidates have been invited to participate in the forum for their declared constituency.

The forums go live from 7:15pm – 9:30pm each night and are scheduled as follows:

Monday, 8th MarchEast End
Tuesday, 9th MarchNorth Side
Wednesday, 10th MarchProspect
Thursday, 11th MarchSavannah
Friday, 12th MarchNewlands
Monday, 15th MarchRed Bay
Tuesday, 16th MarchBodden Town East
Wednesday, 17th MarchBodden Town West
Thursday, 18th MarchCayman Brac East
Friday, 19th MarchCayman Brac West & Little Cayman
Monday, 22nd MarchWest Bay Central
Tuesday, 23rd MarchWest Bay North
Wednesday, 24th MarchWest Bay West
Thursday, 25th MarchWest Bay South
Friday, 26th MarchGeorge Town North
Monday, 29th MarchGeorge Town Central
Tuesday, 30th MarchGeorge Town South
Wednesday, 31st MarchGeorge Town West
Tuesday, 6th AprilGeorge Town East

Category: Politics

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John Fleming is the founder and General Manager of Real Cayman News. He started Real Cayman News in December 2020 and covered the Skylar Mack trial and the 2021 Election. He used to contribute regularly to the Daily Caller and is an independent Marketer.

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  1. Anonymous says:

    Real Cayman News, how come you aren’t broadcasting the forums?

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