The Tampa Bay Arts and Education Network and TheTampa Tiger Bay Club proudly present to our viewers The 2016 Hillsborough County Public Schools Districts 3 & 7 Candidate Forum.

 The Candidate Forum was held at the Chester Ferguson Law Center on Friday, July 15th at 11 a.m.

District 3 candidates, incumbent Cindy Stuart and challenger Alicia Toler, and District 7 candidates, Alan ClendeninLynn Gray, Stanley Gray, Cathy JamesNorene Miller and Randy Toler. Adam L. Bantner II, President of the Tampa Tiger Bay Club, moderated the event. 

The candidates fielded questions about overseeing the Hillsborough County school board total budget of $2.9 billion. This is the 8th largest school district budget in the nation! Also, the school board is the Hillsborough county’s largest employer with more than 26,000 employees.

Al McCray took home the Garfield Award for best question.


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