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Belleville Alderman Ward 5 candidate: Edward Dintelman

Name: Edward A. Dintelman

City of residence: Belleville

Age: 60

Family status: Married

Education: Belleville East High School, electrical apprenticeship

Occupation: Retired electrical supervisor

Political party: Independent

Office sought: Ward 5 Alderman

Previously held offices: Board of Trustees Belleville Parks and Recreation for 20 years

What qualifies you for this position?

“I was a union electrician for almost 24 years, when I accepted an electrical supervisor job at U.S. Steel. I held this position for 12 years. I know how to talk to people civilly.”

What is the top issue in your race, and how would you address it?

“Growth and development is essential for Belleville to prosper. We must have a city council that can learn to compromise and work together to move our city forward.”