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There is another contested race in the local elections for Taylorville. The race for alderman in Ward 1 has three candidates running after the retirement of Alderman John Lawrence.

Larry Budd, a current Park Board Member who is running for the position, says that if elected he would like to make some changes in his ward.

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Steven Miller a retired Taylorville police officer, who is also running for the position, says that he has attended many city council meetings.

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Budd says that his experience will help him as an alderman.

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Miller says that he would like to continue to build infrastructure if elected.  

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The other candidate for Ward 1 Alderman Brendan Harold was unavailable for comment, after numerous phone calls were made to him.

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