Forum tonight for candidates in Orlando City Council race


  • Photo by Monivette Cordeiro
Orlando City Commissioner Regina Hill and her opponents in the race for the District 5 council seat will have a chance to address voters Monday night at a candidate forum.

The forum is being hosted by ONYX magazine on May 8 at 6:30 p.m. at the Orange Center Elementary School, 621 S. Texas Ave. The political event will be moderated by Monica May, a radio personality at Star 94.5 FM.

Hill is running against a slew of candidates, including Jibreel Ali, Ericka Dunlap, Cynthia Harris, Ondria James, Stovelleo Stovall and Betty Gelzer. Aside from the incumbent commissioner, only Dunlap, Harris and Ali will be attending the forum on Monday.

Hill was sworn into office in 2014. Her district represents Orlando's west neighborhoods, including Parramore. For more information about tonight's forum, call 407-451-2891.

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Orlando Weekly. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Orlando Weekly, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at [email protected].

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club for as little as $5 a month.