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MAYOR'S DEBATE: What is your stance on veto use?

A mayoral debate, hosted by the Grand Forks Herald at the Empire Arts Center, pitted incumbent Mike Brown against his challenger, City Council member Terry Bjerke.

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Mike Brown (left) and Terry Bjerke answer questions during Tuesday evenings mayoral debate at the Empire Arts Center. Jesse Trelstad/ Grand Forks Herald

A mayoral debate, hosted by the Grand Forks Herald at the Empire Arts Center, pitted incumbent Mike Brown against his challenger, City Council member Terry Bjerke.

Here is the seventh question the candidates were asked: "Mayor Brown has not exercised his veto power during his three terms in office. Mayor Brown, why is that? And Council Member Bjerke, with your history on the council of being the “1” in 6-1 votes, how do you foresee not just using vetoes, but also convincing the council not to override them?"

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