Recap: Muskegon City Commission and Mayor Candidate Meet-and-Greet at Muskegon Community College

This was the last featuring the full slate of candidates before the August 6 primary. Read more about each candidate’s stances.

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Ahead of August Primary, Crowded At-Large City Commission Field Makes Cases At Neighborhood Forum

Incumbent Lea Markowski has held the seat for one year since it became vacant when Steve Gawron became the mayor last summer. The other seat is vacant, as Sue Weirengo declined to run again.

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New, Youngest City Commissioner Hails From East Side of Muskegon

Lea Markowski, of 1223 Ducey, lives in Muskegon’s Marquette Neighborhood, the most northeast neighborhood within city limits. The field of candidates for the open seat included former commissioners Bill Larson and Chris Carter as well as the pastor of Bluffton Church Hugh Kallen and Dylan Hock, a member of Occupy Muskegon.

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