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Caseyville village trustee candidate: Jackie Mitchell

Name: Jackie Mitchell

City of residence: Caseyville

Age: 54

Family status: Three children and one grandchild on the way

Education: bachelors degree in management

Occupation: retired technical project manager

Political party: Independent

Office sought: Village Trustee

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Previously held offices: N/A

What qualifies you for this position?

“Extensive knowledge and experience in managing and coordinating. Bachelors degree in management. Employed at AT&T for 35 years as technical project manager. I have lived in Caseyville for 40 years. The community’s best interests will always be my first priority.”

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

“I am raising my family in Caseyville. I want to be part of building a bright future for our community. I want our children and their children to be proud to live in Caseyville both now and in the future. I will oppose future property tax increases. I propose careful oversight of village spending and eliminating wasteful spending. I propose fair and impartial enforcement of village ordinances and building codes. I will work with fellow elected officials to bring business and jobs to our community.”