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Wyandotte's Meet the Candidates Night is Wednesday

The 15 people running for local office in the May 7 general election have been invited to the event.

Wyandotte residents will have a chance to meet the 15 people running for local office during a Meet the Candidates night at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Copeland Center.

The Garfield and McKinley Neighbors United Neighborhood Groups are sponsoring the event.

The candidates will each be given 5 minutes to talk about their campaign. Questions will not be taken from the audience, but the candidates have been invited to stay afterward to chat with individual voters. 

The general election will take place May 7.

On the ballot are:

Mayor: Joseph Peterson (I) (unopposed)

City Council: Daniel Galeski (I), Theodore Galeski, Johnny Kolakowski, Ted Miciura, Leonard Sabuda (I), Don Schultz, Lawrence Stec (I), Sheri Sutherby-Fricke (I), Kevin VanBoxell and Val Zavala (six elected)

City Clerk: William Griggs (I) (unopposed)

Treasurer: Todd Browning (unopposed)

Assessor: Jerry Kupser, Tom Woodruff (one elected)

(I) denotes an incumbent

Sue Czarnecki March 05, 2013 at 04:39 PM
Wyandotte - don't you know that democracy suffers when candidates for city office run UNOPPOSED ???
Christine Orman March 31, 2013 at 05:57 AM
Sue, you are so right! I was surprised to see this. Especially for mayor. How does that happen?...lol It kind of takes the thrill out of it too. No competition = no excitement.

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