By Staff –
Council 66 affiliate members also had the chance to ask the candidates questions during the forum.
Incumbent Mayor Lovely Warren; former Chief of Police and Monroe County Legislator James Sheppard; and former WROC-TV News Anchor Rachel Barnhart participated in the forum.
Warren, the Monroe County Democratic Committee’s officially-designated candidate, Sheppard, and Barnhart will compete in a primary race in September.
BENTE/AFSCME Local 2419 and AFSCME Local 1635 represent over 2,500 public employees who work for the city and the Rochester City School District.
Audio of the candidates’ views on the benefits of charter schools is also available at https://clyp.it/fahynshy# or by clicking on the audio image below.