“Meet the Candidates Night” coming up for Fort Walton Beach Municipal Election

With the upcoming municipal election on March 14, 2023, “The Venue at Beach Weekend” is hosting a Meet the Candidates evening on March 1, 2023, to give residents the opportunity to meet (and get to know) the 13 candidates vying for 4 seats on the Fort Walton Beach City Council.

The event will take place at The Venuelocated at 109 Brooks St SE in downtown Fort Walton Beach, with doors opening to the public at 6:00 pm. The evening will begin with an informal gathering, allowing members of the community to visit with each candidate and learn more about them.

At 6:30 pm, each candidate will have the chance to speak to the assembly about themselves and their goals for serving as a Fort Walton Beach City Council member. After the remarks, candidates will be available for individual questions and to hear from citizens.

Here are the 13 candidates:

  • Debra Riley
  • Jason Harwell
  • Kirby Locklear (incumbent)
  • M.G. Moran (incumbent)
  • Ryan Hartman
  • Nathan Kelley (incumbent)
  • Brandon Bishop
  • Gareth Stearns
  • Amy Jamieson
  • Jared Bryce Jeter
  • Gloria DeBerry
  • Larry Patrick
  • Payne Walker

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about the candidates and get involved in shaping the future of Fort Walton Beach. “Meet the Candidates Night” starts at 6:00 pm on March 1, 2023, at The Venue at 109 Brooks St SE.

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