May 20, 2019 By Meghan Sackman
The Queens County Democratic Party is hosting a town hall on Wednesday featuring 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg.
The town hall, to take place at LaGuardia Community College on May 22 at 1 p.m., will be moderated by NY1’s Cheryl Wills who will start the event by interviewing Buttigeig.
The interview will be followed by a question and answer session where members of the audience, including LaGuardia students, will be able to ask Buttigieg about his policies.
The event will be featured on NY1.
The town hall will be the first in a series, according to the Queens County Democratic Party, where primary contenders seeking the Democratic nomination will be invited to the borough to present their platform.
Buttigieg, 37, who is the current mayor of South Bend, Indiana, announced his entrance into the race on April 14.
If Buttigieg were to win the primary, he would be the first openly gay presidential nominee from a major political party. To date, 24 candidates, including Mayor Bill De Blasio, have announced they are running in the primary.
When: Wednesday, May 22nd, at 1:00PM
Where: LaGuardia Community College, 31-10 Thomson Ave, Long Island City, NY 11101 – Shenker Hall
Who: Presidential Candidate Pete Buttigieg, NY1 Anchor Cheryl Wills, Congressman Gregory W. Meeks, Local elected officials and advocates to be announced.