Nine candidates will be speaking at Tampa Tiger Bay Club's "County Commission Candidate Forum" next Friday, Aug. 19, at The Cuban Club in Ybor City. The forum begins at noon and includes lunch, but only club members will be able to ask the candidates questions during the event. Buy tickets online.
Confirmed candidates to speak at the forum:
- District 1 - Incumbent Harry Cohen (DEM), Scott Levinson (REP)
- District 2 - Angela Birdsong (DEM)
- District 4 - Noelle Licor (REP)
- District 5 - Incumbent Mariella Smith (DEM), Donna Lynch Cameron- Cepeda (REP),
- District 7 - Incumbent Kimberly Overman (DEM), Chase Harrison (REP), Joshua Wostal (REP)
Voting day in primary elections for Hillsborough County Commission is scheduled for Aug. 23 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Early voting is happening now through Aug. 21 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more voting information, visit the Hillsborough County website.