Hattiesburg’s Ward 2 Candidates are Tom S. Ramirez Boldo, Cedric Dallas, Deborah Delgado and Adiran “Juan” Ratliff.
The next Hattiesburg City Council Ward 2 representative could be determined May 2, as four Democrats will vie for the post in the primary election.
Incumbent councilwoman Deborah Delgado, who is seeking her fifth term in the position, will be challenged by fellow Democrats Tom S. Ramirez Boldo, Cedric Dallas and Adrian DeJuan Ratliff.
The winner of the primary — or May 16 runoff if needed — will earn the seat, as there are no candidates from other parties running in Ward 2.
A questionnaire was given to the candidates. They were asked to provide basic biographical information, as well as answer three questions.
Tom S. Ramirez Boldo
Political party: Democrat
Political experience (elected office): None
Occupation:Community association manager, managing 12 communities and their boards of directors; serves on Hattiesburg Conservation Commission and as the secretary for the Hattiesburg Arts Council Board of Directors
Education: Studied business and international marketing
Family: Married for almost four years
What qualifies you to run for this position? In my career I manage 12 communities, which is a lot like a City Council, on a smaller scale. I work to ensure that each community’s infrastructure is sound, streets and sidewalks are in good condition, vendors are doing their job and getting paid, homeowners are happy and paying their assessments, and that all the…
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