Political forum held before Kiwanis Club members

LAREDO,Texas(KGNS)- The Kiwanis Club of Laredo held a political forum for the City Council, District 3 run-off.

The candidates for that seat are Mercurio Martinez and Christina Perez.

Mercurio Martinez did not attend the event.

In his absence, Candidate Christina Perez spoke to members of the Kiwanis Club on her political platform.

Perez is aiming for the seat currently held by her husband and says she plans to use her experience to her advantage.

She would also like to bring more parks to District 3 and offer incentives to business owners that would bring more jobs to Laredo.