Tekoa candidates square off
More than 50 residents attend forum
October 19, 2023
TEKOA – More than 50 residents turned out to the Empire Theater on Sunday, Oct. 15, to hear from candidates vying for city offices in the Nov. 7 general election.
Ten political hopefuls participated, explaining their positions on roads and sidewalks, employee wages, downtown improvements, law enforcement, tourism and more.
The participants include seven candidates in four contested races – mayoral candidates incumbent Roy Schulz and Shelly Ausmus, and City Council Position No. 3 candidates Brad Chandler and incumbent Pete Martin, and Position No. 7 newcomers Lydia Fletcher and Cheri Cur...