Collierville candidates face off Oct 2 & Oct 16 | People
(WMC-TV) - Citizens of Collierville concerned about good government will hear from their candidates for Mayor and Board of Aldermen on the night before President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney debate each other in Denver.
The Collierville candidates will gather at the Collierville High School Auditorium at 6 o'clock on the evening of October 2, 2012.
Candidates for the proposed school board in Collierville will debate two weeks later, at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, October 16, also at the high school auditorium. Both debates have been created by the Collierville Chamber of Commerce and will be administered by the League of Women Voters. This reporter will moderate questions for the candidates from 7 o'clock until about 9 p.m. each evening.
The incumbent Mayor, Stan Joyner, is running for re-election after serving three terms as a Collierville Alderman.
Joyner faces a challenge from two term alderman Tom Allen. Three men are vying to serve as a Collierville Alderman in Position 3: Greg Cotton, Carl Wayne Hardeman and John Worley.
Incumbent Tony Sarwar chose not to run for re-election.
The battle for the Position 5 spot on the Collierville Board of Alderman is between four term incumbent Jimmy Lott and Steven Shelton.
Fifteen candidates are running to serve on the proposed Collierville school board.
You can learn more about the debates by clicking on the Collierville Chamber of Commerce link on the debate ad at the bottom of its home page: http://www.colliervillechamber.com/
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