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Pinckneyville mayoral race down to two candidates: Fran Thomas and Robert Spencer

Posted on 2/2/2015, 9:00 AM

Accounts and Finance Commissioner Leonard Heisner Jr. and Sammy Peradotta have withdrawn their petitions for mayor, narrowing the field to two candidates. Recently retired Perry County Soil and Water Conservation District director Robert Spencer will face Pinckneyville City Clerk Frances Thomas in the mayor's race.

Peradotta, a former commissioner, narrowed his choice to run against former Mayor Joe Holder for Commissioner of Streets and Public Improvements.

Incumbent Commissioner of Public Health and Safety Kevin Hicks will run against James Schillinger, long-time police officer and retired school teacher.

David Stone, Incumbent Commissioner of Public Property, will face former commissioner Ruben Davis.

William Stotlar is running unopposed for Commissioner of Accounts and Finance.

The election is April 7.