Candidates for Rochester mayor, school board and city council will square-off tomorrow in a candidate forum.
The League of Women Voters — Rochester is hosting the event with support from the Post-Bulletin and the Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce. The forum kicks-off at 6 p.m. in the auditorium of the Rochester Public Library and features candidates that will be on the Aug. 12 primary ballot. First up will be school board position five. Candidates Nora Dooley, Jean Marvin and incumbent Terry Throndson are expected to attend. A fourth candidate, Matthew Halleck, is out of town and unable to participate. The mayoral debate starts at 7 p.m. with all three candidates — incumbent Ardell Brede, Stephanie Kilen and Cindy Maves — slated to participate. At 7:45 p.m., the candidates for City Council Ward 3 will field questions. They are Vickie Anderson, Nick Campion and incumbent Bruce Snyder.
The forum will be live streamed on the Rochester Public Library's website. Candidates will answer questions from panelists and submitted questions from the audience.