Muskegon Heights Elections

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As New Members Sworn In, Heights Council Approves Police Internship Program, Names Sims Next Mayor Pro Tem

The changing of the guard on the Muskegon Heights City Council includes several changes in the coming weeks. Among them, the position of mayor pro tem will change. As the top recipient of votes in this year’s election, mayor pro tem will pass to councilwoman Sims from its current holder, councilman Watson, effective immediately for the next year. In one year, Patrice Johnson will take the reins, having received the second highest vote tally.

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Muskegon Heights City Council Candidate Forum: A Breakdown

Running for three Council seats, four candidates spoke about economic development, neighborhood involvement, transit in the city and the community’s connection to city hall. Their answers, as well as paraphrased versions of the questions (or groups of similar questions) can be found below.

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Candidacy Deadline Approaching for Muskegon Heights City Council/Mayoral Elections

Next Tuesday’s deadline to file to run for Mayor or City Council of Muskegon Heights is fast approaching. At 4 p.m. on August 16, no more candidacies will be accepted for the three city council positions plus mayor, all of which will be voted on this November.

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