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Name: Wayne Wilson
Occupation: Owner, service
Education: Graduate Buchtel High School. Graduate G. M. Training Center. Two elected official courses at Kent State University.
Political Affiliation: Democrat
Office Sought: Ward 3 Council
Previous Political Office Sought or Held: Ward 3 Council, first elected 1992.
Candidate Statement: I feel I can still make a difference. And there are some projects still that I would like to see finished ... Finishing up, of course, the downtown redevelopment. And then the problems we’re going to be facing with the budget. With money tightening up every day it seems like it’s getting tighter and tighter.