Manty mayoral candidates meet for debate

Published 03/20 2013 05:51PM

Updated 03/20 2013 08:04PM

MANITOWOC, Wis. (WFRV) - Another election season is underway. Soon voters in Manitowoc will head to the polls to elect a mayor.


Current mayor Justin Nickels is running for another term. He's being challenged by business owner Tony Burgarino. The two met for a debate Wednesday afternoon. It was sponsored by the Chamber of Manitowoc County.


Both told voters why they think they deserve the job.


"I think I've done a very good job of handling the city's finances," Mayor Nickels said. "being open to citizens input and I feel Manitowoc could be served really well by re-electing me for another four year term."


"The city is in pretty rough shape and I like a good challenge," Burgarino said. "I want to take on some serious challenges and take care of the problems at hand here."


The election is April 2nd.

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