Voters wait in line outside the Historic Clayton Coun ty Courthouse, Jonesboro, GA, Oct. 12, 2020.

WIGO-AM 1570 and Phoenix Media will present “The Voice of the People Candidate Forum” on Wednesday, April 20, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. The event features candidates running for county, state, and federal offices and will be livestreamed on Phoenix Media Group’s website and simulcast on WIGO-AM 1570. The Youth Voter Project is cosponsoring this event.

Candidates for office who have confirmed they will take part as of press time include:

The event takes place at The BBQ Spot, 1375 Mt. Zion Road, Morrow, which is owned by Darrell Kelley, “renowned recording artist, social activist, and author.”

The Clayton Crescent’s Robin Kemp and The Atlanta Voice‘s Janis Ware are among the moderators.

Participants paid a fee to take part in the debate. The Clayton Crescent does not receive any money for moderating the panel. The Clayton Crescent does not endorse political candidiates.

Robin Kemp is executive editor and CEO of The Clayton Crescent, which she founded in 2020. She has worked for Gambit, CNN, The Weather Channel, Clayton News, Henry Herald, and numerous freelance outlets....

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