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Mower County Board of Commissioners candidates in District 2 take part in Meet the Candidates Forum

The Austin Area Chamber of Commerce and KAUS hosted a Meet the Candidates forum at our studios last week, and incumbent Polly Glynn and challenger Ray Tucker, the two candidates for the District 2 seat on the Mower County Board of Commissioners took part in the forum and answered a variety of questions on such issues as the county’s infrastructure needs, helping businesses in Mower County financially due to the COVID-19 pandemic and expanding high-speed broadband service in the county.  Polly Glynn was asked how she would plan to work with other board members if she is re-elected in November concerning the county’s budget to keep taxes down, due to the possibility of county program aid from the state being cut because of a nearly $5 budget shortfall due to the pandemic…

Ray Tucker was asked during the forum what key issue or issues he thought the county board should focus on going forward if he’s elected in November…

The entire forum with the District 2 candidates, along with forums for the candidates in District 1 for the Mower County Board of Commissioners, Mayor of the city of Austin, Ward 1 for the Austin City Council, State Representative for District 27B and Senator from District 27 can be found on our webpage at myaustinminnesota.com.


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