Democratic Mecklenburg County Commissioners Dan Murrey, Jennifer Roberts and Harold Cogdell, Jr. have decided not to participate in a debate tentatively scheduled for tonight.
The debate was to be sponsored by Speak Out Charlotte, a conservative talk show on cable access moderated by Republican former county commissioner Jim Puckett.
Puckett said in an email that news media had been invited to watch the debate live and “therefore negate any chance of ‘shenanigans’ or report on anything that appeared ‘unfair.'”
The Democratic at-large commissioners issued the following joint statement: […]