NEW ORLEANS -- Incumbent District E Councilman James Gray will face off against political novice Cyndi Nguyen on Saturday when voters head to the polls to cast ballots in the runoff election.

The candidates met Tuesday on the Eyewitness Morning News to discuss the issues surrounding New Orleans East and their campaigns.

Gray took 38 percent of the vote during the Oct. 14 primary, while Nguyen took 26 percent.