Rochester mayoral candidate forum

The race for the Mayor of Rochester continues as The League of Women Voters held a forum for the candidates for Mayor to answer questions about pressing issues in the community.

Posted: Jul 18, 2018 11:23 AM

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.

Article Comments

Mason City
Clear
66° wxIcon
Hi: 87° Lo: 68°
Feels Like: 66°
Albert Lea
Clear
66° wxIcon
Hi: 86° Lo: 69°
Feels Like: 66°
Austin
Clear
70° wxIcon
Hi: 87° Lo: 70°
Feels Like: 70°
Charles City
Few Clouds
64° wxIcon
Hi: 84° Lo: 67°
Feels Like: 64°
Rochester
Clear
65° wxIcon
Hi: 84° Lo: 67°
Feels Like: 65°
Summer heat is here to stay as we inch closer to the start of fall
KIMT Radar
KIMT Eye in the sky

Latest Video

Image

Sara's Daybreak Forecast - Tuesday

Image

Rochester teacher receives big honor

Image

Mayo sweeps Farmington

Image

Century falls to Northfield in OT

Image

Austin downs Lourdes in section title rematch

Image

A yearly tradition could be coming back to the River City

Image

Better trail access...for beer

Image

Taking out the trash

Image

Tourism boom in Cerro Gordo County

Image

Wearing helmets on electric scooters

Community Events