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The Democratic candidates to replace Rep. Ben McAdams, D-Utah, as Salt Lake County mayor will participate in two special election events next week.

SALT LAKE CITY — The Democratic candidates to replace Rep. Ben McAdams, D-Utah, as Salt Lake County mayor will participate in two special election events next week.

On Sunday, Jan. 20, the four hopefuls — Salt Lake County Councilman Arlyn Bradshaw, Salt Lake County Councilwoman Jennie Wilson, Shireen Ghorbani and Stone Fonua — will join the Young Democrats of Utah for a forum to explain their vision for Salt Lake County and how their policies will matter to young people.

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The event, which will take place at 3 p.m. at the Utah Democratic Party headquarters, 825 N. 300 West, is free and open to the public.

The candidates will then debate each other on Thursday, Jan. 24, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., at Jordan High School, 95 Beetdigger Blvd. in Sandy.

That event, sponsored by the Interest and Identity caucuses of the Democratic Party, is also open to the public.

The Salt Lake County Democratic Party’s central committee will then meet on Saturday, Jan. 26, at 10 a.m. at Corner Canyon High School in Draper to choose who will serve out the remaining two years of McAdams’ mayoral term.