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Racine Mayor race: Mason, Perez advance to spring election

RACINE — With voter turnout at about 28%, Racine Mayor Cory Mason will defend his seat against Alderman Henry Perez in the spring election. In the primary held Tuesday, Feb. 21, Mason captured 3,607 votes, or 42% of the 8,523 votes cast. Meanwhile, Perez earned 2,561 votes, representing 30% of the total votes. Political newcomer, […]

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Mason seeking second term; stresses ‘a more equitable community’

RACINE — Racine Mayor Cory Mason formally kicked off his re-election campaign last week touting the city’s recent accomplishments and emphasizing his vision of inclusion for all residents. “I’m really excited about the work we’ve been doing,” he told supporters who crowded into Littleport Brewing Co., 214 Third St. “In the last five years, […]

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Racine Mayor institutes curfew following shooting

RACINE, Wis. – Racine Mayor Cory Mason has issued a city-wide curfew for youth under 18 and called on state officials for more resources to prevent violence in Racine. Enacting the curfew Mason decided to enact the curfew following a shooting where at least two people were shot and injured Thursday afternoon as they gathered at […]

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Never Mind!: Racine winter parking restrictions won’t change after all

File photo by Scott Anderson, Patch Staff RACINE ⏤ A planned change to city of Racine winter parking restrictions isn’t taking place. Instead, the city will continue to enforce the current winter parking restrictions for the 2020-2021 winter season. Those restrictions run from 2 a.m. to 6 a.m. during snow emergencies. The Department of Public […]

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Forums Set For Mayoral Election

Four mayoral election forums will be held over the next several weeks for people to learn more about the six mayoral candidates running for office. The candidates running for election are: Wally Rendon, Sandy Weidner, Melvin Hargrove, Cory Mason, Austin Rodriguez, and Fabian Maldonado. The primary election will be held Sept. 19. The top two people […]

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Update: Listen to Racine Mayor Candidates on WGTD with Racine County Eye

Mayor John Dickert and Pastor Melvin Hargrove participated in a radio forum on 91.1FM WGTD radio Saturday hosted by the radio station and Racine County Eye editors Heather Asiyanbi and Denise Lockwood. During the forum Len Iaquinta from WGTD and the RCE editors asked the candidates questions in a conversational manner about a range of […]

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Reminder: Candidate Forums Where YOU Ask the Questions

We are a mere 39 days away from the April general election, and we know readers have questions for the candidates running for office in their respective municipalities. The Racine Taxpayers Association and Racine County Eye are sponsoring a series of forums in the City of Racine and the Village of Mount Pleasant so residents […]

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Racine Mayor: Dickert, Hargrove Advance To Spring Election

Racine Mayor John Dickert led in the primary while Melvin Hargrove trailed in second place most of the night, according to the city of Racine website. Dickert has been pro-development while Hargrove believes more training needs to be done to better the city’s workforce for the jobs already here in Racine. Excited about how people came […]

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