Name: Edward A. Dintelman
City of residence: Belleville
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.”