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At Large City Candidates Share At Forum
Friday Nov 02, 2018 1:39pm
Sturgis, MI

By: Mike Stiles

At Large City Commissioner Jon Good (left) and challenger Mike Gay (photo courtesy of Mike Stiles/WBET News)

(STURGIS) – There are five contested races for seats on the Sturgis City Commission in the November 6 General Election.

The ten individuals running for those seats participated in a Meet The Candidates Forum Tuesday, hosted by Super Hits 99.3, WBET; Fox Sports Radio 1230 and the Sturgis Area Chamber Of Commerce.

One of the first questions asked to the candidates was, “If elected to the City Commission, what would your number one priority be?”.

Incumbent At Large Commissioner and current Vice Mayor Jon Good says he would like to find a way to help the Sturges-Young Civic Center and Auditorium financially. ...... {LISTEN}.

Good say finding other funding sources for the Auditorium would also allow the City to put money towards other programs.

Former City Commissioner and At Large Candidate Mike Gay echoed comments from some of the other candidates. ...... {LISTEN}.

Also participating in the Forum were five of the six candidates vying for seats on the St. Joseph County Commission along with the two candidates trying for the 59th District Seat in the Michigan House Of Representatives and the two candidates running for the 21st District Seat in the Michigan Senate.
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