The LA Metro Chamber of Commerce, the Sun Journal, the Auburn Public Library and the Lewiston Public Library are co-hosting a virtual event with candidates for City Council, School Committee and mayor in Auburn and in Lewiston.

The evening will begin with a 90-minute forum for Auburn candidates (5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.) followed by a 90-minute forum for Lewiston candidates (7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.). This event will be recorded and available on and the Lewiston Public Library YouTube page later.

The public is invited to attend this event to hear from candidates and what they have to offer the Twin Cities. Citizens are also welcome to submit questions for the candidates, but please be aware that not all submitted questions will be asked due to time constraints.

The following candidates have confirmed their participation in this forum. All candidates in all races will be mentioned during the forum, regardless of their inability to attend.

The public is invited, but you must register, below, in order to connect to this virtual event.


City Council candidates

Ward 1: Eric Gould, Richard Whiting

Ward 2: Ryan Hawes, Timothy MacLeod

Ward 5: Joseph DeMotta

At Large: Belinda Gerry, Dana Staples

School Committee candidates

Ward 2: Pamela Hart

At Large: Pamela Albert, Patricia Gautier, Jodi Goldrup


Mayoral candidates

Donna Gillespie, Carl Sheline

City Council candidates

Ward 1: Dane Morgan, Linda Scott

Ward 2: Robert McCarthy, Caleb Roebuck

Ward 3: Scott Harriman

Ward 5: Amy Clark Sanchez

School Committee candidates

Ward 1: Matthew Jadud

Ward 2: Janet Beaudoin, Edward Jawor, Jami Simpson

Ward 3: Elizabeth Eames, Felicia Hinkley

Ward 5: Ashley Medina

Ward 6: Leigh Albert, Meghan Hird

Ward 7: Paul Beauparlant, Heather Benson

At Large: Jason Lavoie, Megan Parks

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