FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) One candidate is seeking to win a record fifth term as mayor, the other hopes to end a decades-long Democratic stranglehold on the office. And both Democrat incumbent Mayor Tom Henry and Republican Tom Didier have agreed to debate the issues before the November general election.

The debate is scheduled for Nov. 1 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. It can be viewed on WANE 15 and on

Henry is seeking to maintain hold of the office he was first elected to back in 2007. Before that, he served as a Fort Wayne City Councilman.

Didier currently serves as a Fort Wayne City Council member representing the Third District.

As the debate draws nearer, WANE 15 will be soliciting questions from the public to ask during the debate which will be hosted by anchors Alyssa Ivanson and Dirk Rowley.

The debate was originally scheduled for Oct. 25 and was rescheduled.