Schultz, Wernick Discuss D11 in Forum

Speed racing, Midtown, crime and safety, and streets were among the things discussed when Jaynie Schultz and Barry Wernick, who are both vying for the District 11 city council seat in a June runoff election, participated in a lunchtime virtual forum held Friday.

(ReadMeet D11, D13 Runoff Candidates at Forum)

The North Dallas Chamber of Commerce, the Dallas League of Women Voters, Friends of the Dallas Public Library, Dallas Breakfast Group, Faith Commons, Preston Hollow People, and the Hotel Association of North Texas co-sponsored the forum.

(Read: On Your Ballot: District 11)

The District 2 forum will be held May 26 at noon. To register, sign up here. The District 14 forum will be held May 27 at 2 p.m. Find out more about that forum (and register) here.

Early voting begins May 24 and continues through June 1. Election Day is June 5.

Bethany Erickson

Bethany Erickson, Digital Editor at People Newspapers, cut her teeth on community journalism, starting in Arkansas. Recently, she's taken home a few awards for her writing, including first place for her tornado coverage from the National Newspapers Association's 2020 Better Newspaper Contest, a Gold award for Best Series at the 2018 National Association of Real Estate Editors journalism awards, a 2018 Hugh Aynesworth Award for Editorial Opinion from the Dallas Press Club, and a 2019 award from NAREE for a piece linking Medicaid expansion with housing insecurity. She is a member of the Education Writers Association, the Society of Professional Journalists, the National Association of Real Estate Editors, the News Leaders Association, the News Product Alliance, and the Online News Association. She doesn't like lima beans, black licorice or the word synergy. You can reach her at [email protected].

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