Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - Months ahead of the election filing period, a local attorney has announced he is a candidate for one of the three Rochester City Council positions on the fall ballot.

Mike Walters has announced his candidacy for the 5th Ward City Council position currently held by Mark Hickey. The Rochester native is a graduate of Century High School and the University of Minnesota. He currently serves on the Rochester Planning and Zoning Commission.

The city election ballot this fall will include elections for the 1st, 3rd, and 5th Ward seats on the City Council, as well as Rochester Mayor.

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