Monroe city council candidates talk at forum


By Cassidy Maier

A forum for city council candidates and mayor and clerk-treasurer positions was held on Wednesday, Nov 1.

The Agora sponsored the event.

Seven city council candidates were joined by two running unopposed for mayor and clerk-treasurer.

Paula Whitman is the incumbent and Jeffrey Hensley the challenger for Precinct 1. Kellie Vining is the incumbent and J. Pat McElligot the challenger for Precinct 3. Michelle Germani is running unopposed for Precinct 4.

Gloria Rafko is the incumbent and Brian Lamour is the challenger for Precinct 5. Andrew Felder and Jacob McLaughlin are challengers for the vacant Precinct 6 position.

Robert Clark is running for Mayor and Michelle LaVoy is running for Clerk-Treasurer.