Orange County mayoral candidate forum

Candidates for the Orange County mayor’s race met for a forum on Thursday.

Sheriff Jerry Demings, Orange County Commissioner Pete Clarke, and businessman Rob Panepinto gathered at the Sheraton Lake Buena Vista Resort, hosted by the Central Florida Hotel and Lodging Association.  FOX 35 news anchor Stephen Hauck moderated the event.

The three candidates discussed the county's growth and their priorities if elected mayor.  The primary election for mayor is August 28, and the general election is November 6.