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Tonight: meet Toledo candidates forum

October 29, 2013
Toledo Chronicle, Tama News-Herald

Toledo PEO Chapter DF hosts the candidates for Toledo mayor and city council at a public forum beginning at 7 p.m. at the Reinig-Toledo Civic Center, 1107 Prospect Dr.

In Toledo there's races for mayor and a pair of council seats.

In all contests, the candidate with the most votes wins - no majority is required so there will not be any run-offs.

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In the race for a two-year term for Toledo Mayor incumbent Dave Svoboda is opposed by Pam Wood. Wood was the incumbent two years ago when Svoboda came out on top in a three-way race in which Jared R. Zimmermann was also a candidate.

Incumbent Brian Sokol is being challenged by Carol Peterie and Curt Raue for an at-large council seat.

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Travis Mullen, also an incumbent, faces Melissa Johnson, Jim Lyon and Larry Simpson in a contest for the Ward I council seat.

Candidates receiving the most votes win in Toledo, A majority is not required for election.

Joe Boll is unopposed for the Ward 2 council post and Terry Goodhart is also running unopposed for the Ward 3 seat.

Goodhart was elected Ward 2 council member in 2011, but his residence changed to Ward 3 due to reapportionment following release of the 2010 federal Census.

Elmer "Skip" Wilson is retiring from the council after serving three terms in the Ward 3 post



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