February 4, 2011
Candidates for mayor of Springfield took part in a forum Friday morning at the Hoogland Center for the Arts hosted by the Citizens Club of Springfield. Eight candidates shared their thoughts about why they should be elected mayor of Springfield. The pre-primary candidates are Mike Coffey, Mike Farmer, Mike Houston, Mario Ingoglia, Frank Kunz, Bill McCarty, Sheila Stocks-Smith, and John G. Thomas. Primary elections are February 22 with the general election for citywide offices April 5.