Springhill Dist. 4 candidates choose not to answer questions

“Alex” Edwards and “Mike” Whitlock are candidates for District 4 Springhill Alderman.

Webster Parish Journal emailed the following questions to all candidates. Below are their responses in alphabetical order.

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

Edwards: No response.

Whitlock: Declined to answer.

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

Edwards: No response.

Whitlock: Declined to answer.

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

Edwards: No response.

Whitlock: Declined to answer.

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?

Edwards: No response.

Whitlock: Declined to answer.

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

Edwards: No response.

Whitlock: Declined to answer.

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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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