Springhill District 2 alderman candidates do not respond to submitted questions

Two candidates are running for District 2 alderman in Springhill – Johnny Craig and Dennis Smith.

Below are a list of the questions we emailed to both candidates.

1. What are three steps you would take to improve the city’s financial stability?

Craig: Declined to answer.

Smith: No response.

2. What do you propose to bring more businesses to the city?  How would you bring more visitors?

Craig: Declined to answer.

Smith: No response.

3. What are the pressing needs in your district and how do you propose to address them?

Craig: Declined to answer.

Smith: No response.

4. Would you be in favor of broadcasting city council meetings to the public via social media like Facebook or YouTube? Why or why not?

Craig: Declined to answer.

Smith: No response.

5. What do you see as the top priority for your city and why?

Craig: Declined to answer.

Smith: No response.

Responses from districts 3, 4 and 5 will be published in Thursday’s Webster Parish Journal.

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The election is Tuesday, November 8.

Early voting is Oct. 25 through Nov. 1 (excluding Sunday, Oct. 30) from 8:30 a.m. until 6 p.m. at the registrar’s office in the courthouse.

The deadline to request an absentee ballot is Nov. 4 by 4:30 p.m (other than military and overseas voters). You can request an absentee ballot online through the Voter Portal or in writing through your Registrar of Voters Office.

The deadline for a registrar of voters to receive a voted absentee ballot is Nov. 7 by 4:30 p.m. (other than military and overseas voters).

On election day, the polls are open from 6 a.m. until 8 p.m. If you are unsure of your voting precinct, please call 377-9272.


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