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Candidate Q&As: Hastings mayor

Three people filed to replace Mayor Paul Hicks, who is not seeking re-election. Only two will advance to the Nov. 6 general election.

The Hastings Star Gazette posed a series of questions to the candidates. Cody D. Jones opted not to participate.

Find their responses at the links below:

The primary election is Tuesday, Aug. 14.

To learn where you vote, go to the Minnesota Secretary of State website and use the pollfinder at

On Nov. 6, Hastings voters also will choose two council members. Three people filed for those at-large offices, so there is no primary in that race. The candidates are Lori Braucks, Tom Cherney and Mark Vaughan.