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Six candidates vye for 4 Nyssa council seats

NYSSA – Pat Oliver wants to make Nyssa a better place to live.

Bill Savage, Patricia Esplin and Betty Holcomb want to help their community while Ross Ballard wanted to give city politics one more try.

They all have one thing in common: They each are seeking a slot on the Nyssa City Council. 

Four slots are open on the council including three four-year terms and one two-year term. The candidates that garner the most votes win the four-year terms while the individuals who get the fourth-highest number will fill the two-year slot. Once the election is over, the council then convenes and elects a mayor. 

Ballard – who is mayor – and Oliver are the incumbents.

Ballard said he thought he would “throw my hat in one more time.”

“Will . . .