WATCH: Top candidates for Anchorage mayor debate the issues

On Thursday evening, voters heard from the top four candidates for Anchorage mayor on issues such as outmigration, homelessness and affordable housing, in a debate co-hosted by Alaska Public Media and the Anchorage Daily News. Watch a replay here.

Incumbent Dave Bronson, Suzanne LaFrance, Bill Popp and Chris Tuck participated in the live broadcast debate moderated by Alaska Public Media News Director Lori Townsend and Anchorage Daily News Opinion Editor Tom Hewitt.

Voting is open by mail in the April 2 election.

The debate was broadcast on Alaska Public Media TV and radio, here on, on YouTube and on Facebook.

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More opportunities to hear from Anchorage election candidates at forums and debates