ROCHESTER, Minn.- After over 16 years of serving as the Mayor of Rochester, Ardell Brede is stepping down and 7 new candidates are stepping up.
On Tuesday night, The League of Women Voters held a forum for all 7 candidates for mayor to answer questions about pressing issues in the community.
The Rochester Public Library hosted the event in their auditorium. The room was overflowing with community members eager to hear from their potential new mayor.
Community members who attended were able to write questions down on cards as the forum went on for the mediator to select and ask the candidates.
To watch the entire forum, click here.
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