|Updated: 6/07/2013 5:26 pm
||Published: 6/06/2013 5:47 pm
FOX23, Cox Communications, and News Talk KRMG presented the 2013 Tulsa Mayoral Forum on June 6, live from the Tulsa Community College Center for Creativity. The topics for discussion were based on questions submitted by the voters of Tulsa.
To watch the candidates' responses, click on the video links in the left column. The one-hour forum is divided into the following video clips:
Introduction: FOX23's Clay Loney and News Talk KRMG's Dan Potter introduce the 2013 Tulsa Mayoral Forum.
Opening remarks: The candidates for Tulsa's mayor provide their opening remarks.
Question 1: Tulsa's leadership vs.Oklahoma City's leadership
Question 2: Are Tulsa's leaders in touch with the local economy?
Question 3: Arguments for reelection
Question 4: Water in the Arkansas River
Texting poll instructions: Viewers were given an opportunity to text in their opinion as to who was making the best case to be Tulsa's mayor.
Question 5: Tulsa's high homicide rate
Question 6: Gun control
Closing remarks and rebuttals: The candidates offer their closing remarks and are given the opportunity to rebut any of the comments they felt were not correct.
More than 1,800 viewers responded to our text-to-vote poll, in response to the question: "Who do you think is presenting the best case to be Tulsa's next mayor?" Here are the results of that poll:
Bill Christiansen: 45%
Kathy Taylor: 31%
Mayor Dewey Barlett: 24%