Candidate Forums Scheduled for Upcoming Fort Worth Mayoral and District 9 Races

March 30,2021


See full NBC DFW article by Demetrius Harper here.

Fort Worth voters will have two chances to hear from candidates hoping to replace Mayor Betsy Price and District 9 Councilwoman Ann Zadeh.

Price is retiring after more than a decade in the mayor's office and Zadeh is leaving her spot on the council to try and fill Price's seat.

Downtown Fort Worth Inc. and the Fort Worth Downtown Neighborhood Alliance will be hosting two candidate forums -- the first for mayoral candidates on Thursday, April 1st at 5:30 p.m. in Burnett Park and the second one, for District 9 candidates, on Thursday, April 8, at 5:30 p.m. in Burnett Park.

The candidates participating in the Mayoral Candidate Forum this Thursday are:

Brian Byrd
"DC" Daniel Caldwell
Mike Haynes
Cedric Kanyinda
Mattie Parker
Steve Penate
Deborah Peoples
Chis Recto
Ann Zadeh

The candidates participating in the District 9 Candidate Forum on Thursday, April 8 are:

Ricardo Avitia
Elizabeth Beck
Doyle Fine
Darien George
Jordan Mims
Fernando Peralta
Sabrina Renteria
Erik Richerson
Jared Sloan
Questions for the candidates will be focused on topics that directly affect Downtown Fort Worth.


Location Mentioned: Burnett Park