Speech to Text for Mayor & City Council in Rochester
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are races right here in our own cities that are expected to be close. rochester races-vobp-1 rochester races-bpclip-2 kimt news 3's brooke mckivergan has been following the races for rochester mayor and city council positions... she's watching the results come in at the olmsted county government center live and joins us live with the latest .. brooke? rochester races-maplive-2 katie what an exciting night it has been, lets start off with rochester mayor. currently our mayor is ardell brede who has held that seat for about 16 years but is not seeking re election. with 23% of precincts reporting your new mayor will most likely be between kim norton.... and either regina mustafa and charlie o'connell. i spoke with kim norton today and heres what she has to say about moving to the november ballot.xxx rochester races-sot-1 rochester races-sot-3 this is something i've been thinking about for a while and it would be thrilling to think the community would be supportive. and we'll jump right into city council. positions up for election are ward 1 and ward 5. currently your ward 1 council person is ed rhuska and here is a look at where we stand with ward 1 candidates. as of right now... it's a close race. keane is currently in the lead but myhrom and holmes are close behind. we sat down with heather holmes earlier... who says either way - she's not giving up on helping rochester.xxx rochester races-sot-1 rochester races-sot-2 it doesn't mean that i stop being a contributor to my community. i'm an active volunteer. i'm active in economic development and in a myriad of non profit groups and i'll continue doing that. and finally ward 5. right now, your ward 5 council member is mark hickey. here's a look at current numbers for the ward 5 election. also a close race... but shaun palmer is holding the lead. brittney marschall is sitting in last place... but even if she doesn't go forward - her work is far from over.xxx rochester races-sot-1 rochester races-sot-4 i work for olmsted county and i plan to continue to do that well. i'll be part of an intiative here next here year for the 20-20- census engaging with multiple different populations in rochester. rochester races-ltag-2 i will say through talking with everyone today, the question that i asked all of the candidates was, "what has been your favorite part of campaigning?" and every single one answered the same thing...getting to door knock and meet the great people of rochester. live in rochester - brooke mckivergan - kimt news 3. / more team election coverage is just ahead - but first - we want