The five candidates vying to be Utica's next mayor participated in a debate on Thursday night at the Resource Center for Independent Living's Dorothy Smith Center for Advocacy.

Below you can listen to the forum in its entirety.

The event was sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Utica/Rome, the American Association of University Women, and the Resource Center for Independent Living.

The candidates you'll hear are:

Robert Cardillo (C,I) - Michael Cerminaro (R) - Robert Clemente (G) - Robert Palmieri (D, WF) - Ernie Sanita (Rainbow).

*The forum was aired live on WIBX 950 on Thursday night. (It was recorded in 15 minute intervals. Segment 2 picks up where segment 1 left off, etc.)