5 Critical Questions is a Local 5 project providing voters an opportunity to learn more about what their candidates stand for. No pivoting, no arguing, just answers to questions you care most about.

5 Critical Questions: Calumet County Sheriff’s Race

5 Critical Questions

5 Critical Questions: Calumet County Sheriff’s Race

Jeff Hebl and Mark Wiegert are running to become Calumet County’s next Sheriff.

These are their 5 Critical Questions:

QUESTION 1: What makes you the best candidate for this position?

QUESTION 2: What is your vision for a new jail and how will you make it cost-effective and efficient?

QUESTION 3: How do you see the department working with schools, parents, and other law enforcement to create a safer learning environment?

QUESTION 4: How will you address the opioid crisis?

QUESTION 5:  If elected, how will you move the department forward?

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What is “5 Critical Questions”?

5 Critical Questions is a Local 5 project providing voters an opportunity to learn more about what their candidates stand for.

We look to do this when there are two remaining candidates for office either in a contested single party primary with no other party running – or a final election.

The digitally exclusive project is different to a traditional debate in a few ways: 

  1. Candidates are not in the same room when the questions are asked. This is important because it averts any kind of debate tactic, influence, drama, or digression from the issues.
  2. The two candidates answer the same exact five questions, asked in the exact same way. This allows the viewer to see clearly where the candidates stand on the issues that may decide their vote.
  3. Answers are not edited in any way. We ask candidates to limit their answers to three minutes and then we stand back until they’re finished. What you see online is word for word what the candidates told us.

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