SLUG‘s Editor, Angela H. Brown, sat down with all five candidates currently running for the office in the 2015 SLC Mayoral Race and asked them your questions submitted to us through social media. The candidates in this episode include incumbent Mayor Ralph Becker, former State Representative Jackie Biskupski, City Councilman Luke Garrott, community activist George Chapman, and local businessman Dave Robinson.

SLUG Magazine invited all four candidates to take part in a unique Q&A that conducted here in our podcast studio. We asked our readership on social media, “if you could ask all of the candidates a question before you voted, what would it be?” We filtered through the responses and came up with 11 questions, which I asked each candidate separately, without the others hearing their responses or influencing their own responses. All candidates were given 90 seconds to respond to each question, some taking the full amount, others keeping their answers short and declining the rest of their time. To keep this process fair, the order of their responses were randomly selected by the SLUG editorial staff without hearing the responses prior to these recordings.

Music for this episode of Soundwaves was provided by Ogden-based hip-hop artist Linus Stubbs. Stubbs currently has over 10 releases on Bandcamp that span the last five years of musical progression. More information on stubbs can be found here, which includes information on where to buy or download his music.


Executive Producer: Angela H. Brown
Lead Producer: Gavin Sheehan
Associate Producers: Alexander Ortega, Christian Schultz, John Ford, Henry Glasheen
Theme Song by Temples
Art Design & Logo: Nicholas Dowd
Technical Designer: Kate Colgan

Interviewers: Angela H. Brown
Music This Episode: Linus Stubbs