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State Senate Candidates Speak At Forum
Monday Aug 06, 2018 10:50am
Glen Oaks Community College • Centreville, MI

By: Mike Stiles

Michigan State Senate District 21 candidates (left to right) Ian Haight, Kim LaSata and Dave Pagel during a Meet The Candidates Forum (photo courtesy of Mike Stiles/WBET News)

(CENTREVILLE) – There will be a new State Senator representing Michigan's 21st District in 2019.

Current Senator John Proos can not seek re-election due to term limits. Three people are seeking to be elected to his seat, two of them from the same party.

Republican State Representatives Dave Pagel and Kim LaSata are seeking their party's nomination in Tuesday's primary election to then run in November. Ian Haight is the lone Democratic candidate for the position.

All three participated in a Meet The Candidates forum hosted last week by the Sturgis Area and the Three Rivers Area Chambers of Commerce. One of the many questions asked of the candidates was what are the three challenges you see facing Michigan. Pagel was the first to share with the audience. ...... {LISTEN}.

LaSata also gave her list of challenges to the audience. ...... {LISTEN}.

Haight told the audience the three challenges he sees facing Michigan are education, natural resources and the economy.

Polls will be open Tuesday from 7 AM until 8 PM in Michigan.
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