Local Organization to Host “Candidate’s Forum” for New Port Richey Council Candidates

Local Organization to Host “Candidate’s Forum” for New Port Richey Council Candidates

New Port Richey, FL (Feb. 29, 2016) – With the city elections fast approaching in early April, the Green Commerce Association (GCA), of which NewsPortRichey is a proud member, will hold a candidates forum for the benefit of residents in New Port Richey. The forum is scheduled for Wednesday, March 16 from 6:30 – 8 p.m. in the council chambers at City Hall (5919 Main St, 34652).

Candidates invited are Chopper Davis and Jeff Starkey, who are currently incumbents seeking reelection, and the challengers are Ahmad Fagouseh, K. Vance Ray, Larry M. Anderson and Rob Oman.

Travis Morehead, the president of the GCA, will be the moderator of the event. Each candidate will have the opportunity to make personal statements about their reasons for running. They will also be answering questions from forum organizers and city residents. In fact, residents are encouraged to send their questions in advance of the forum to Mr. Morehead at Travis Morehead at Deadline for these questions is March 13.

The Green Commerce Association is dedicated to supporting, encouraging and assisting businesses and residents of West Pasco in developing a resilient and sustainable community. It focuses on educational programs and community development activities related to sustainability, with a particular focus on economic sustainability.

For more information about membership in the Green Commerce Association, contact Travis Morehead at

NewsPortRichey ran a feature article on February 16th highlighting each of the candidates and their biographical and platform information.

The municipal elections for New Port Richey will be held on April 12, 2016. Six candidates have qualified in the contest, and the top two vote earners will win a seat. Registered voters who are residents within New Port Richey cit limits may vote for up to two candidates.

Voting will take place at the New Port Richey Recreation and Aquatic Center at 6630 Van Buren Street between the hours of 7:00 AM and 7:00 PM. Voting is also available by mail. Interested voters can request a Vote By Mail ballot through the Supervisor of Election’s office. There, citizens can also check on their voting eligibility.

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