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Chelsea voters to fill three seats on city council next Tuesday

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City of Chelsea
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Voters in Chelsea are tasked with filling three open city council seats on Election Day next Tuesday.

Four candidates have thrown their hat into the ring in the nonpartisan race, and only one of them is an incumbent. That’s Eric Keaton, and he is running to be elected for the first time because he was appointed to his seat last year. He is a manager and financial analyst at Consumers Energy.

The other three candidates are running for public office for the first time:

  • Julianne Chard is a consulting architect who is on the Chelsea Planning Commission,
  • George Merkel, who is a managing partner at Merkel Furniture and Carpet One, and
  • Beth Morris, who is a therapist who has worked in the mental health field for more than 25 years.

The top three vote-getters will serve four-year terms.

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Josh Hakala is the general assignment reporter for the WEMU news department.
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