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2016 Election Podcasts: Rochester City Council Ward 6

2016 Election Podcasts: Rochester City Council Ward 6

This is the third installment of our podcast series with local candidates.

Check out our interviews with the candidates for Ward 2 and Ward 4.

 

Candidate: Annalissa Johnson

Bio from campaign website: As a proud and active resident of Rochester, Annalissa Johnson believes the big picture of our city is fueled at an individual level. She will represent the communities of Ward 6 by focusing on neighborhood citizenry and cohesiveness, public safety, transportation, and connectivity around quality of life issues across Ward 6’s diverse populations.

As a successful small business owner, she will champion efforts to improve workforce attraction and retention, and continue work to amplify the voices of small businesses to ensure their critical role in the future of Rochester. She looks forward to connecting and listening with as many neighbors as possible as she builds a platform informed by the needs and strengths of her constituents.

You can follow Annalissa on Facebook.

Candidate: Patrick "PJ" Day

Bio from campaign: Patrick “PJ” Day was born and raised in Rochester area. Patrick is 59 years old and started the first 15 years of his life up the street from Sunset Terrace School which is in the Sixth Ward and the last 25 years as a parent, homeowner and owner and appraiser with the Day Appraisal Company which are also located in the Sixth Ward. Patrick ran for this city council position 14 years ago in a special election when Dave Senjem was elected to the senate. 

Priorities include DMC management, growth and safety of our neighborhoods.

You can follow Patrick on Facebook.


Ward 6 is the only Rochester City Council election without an incumbent running. Current council member Sandra Means is retiring after 14 years of service.

Interviews were recorded between Sept. 28-29, 2016.

Election Day is Nov. 8. Additional voting resources can be found here.


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(Left to right: PJ Day and Annalissa Johnson)

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