PDX mayor candidates in forum at Union Gospel Mission

The focus of the forum is homelessness

A homeless person in Portland (KOIN 6 News, file)
A homeless person in Portland (KOIN 6 News, file)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Five of the 9 announced candidates who want to be Portland’s next mayor will take part in a forum Friday night at Union Gospel Mission.

The focus of the forum, homelessness, coincides with Union Gospel Mission’s purpose: “Feeding the hungry, restoring the addict and loving our neighbor.”

The 5 candidates — Ted Wheeler, David Schor, Jules Bailey,Sarah Iannarone and Jessie Sponberg — will make opening and closing statements plus answer questions from the audience.

The event begins at 6:30 p.m. at 3 NW 3rd Avenue.

KOIN 6 News will have more information later.

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