WATCH: Rochester Mayoral Debate hosted by News 8

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On Monday night, News 8 teamed up with the League of Women Voters to bring you the only televised debate in the race for Rochester mayor. 

There are sharp distinctions among the candidates, and they showed in the debate. 

Two weeks before Election Day, the four candidates for Rochester mayor answered questions on everything from police community relations to property taxes. 

But it’s Parcel 5 that sparked most of the debate. The proposal to put a performing arts center in the heart of downtown, with apartments in the tower above.

Mayor Lovely Warren was the only candidate to defend the plan. 

Watch the full debate below:

Part 1


Part 2


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