Alderman Billy Thiel joins 2017 mayoral race

Billy Thiel

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Billy Thiel

SHEBOYGAN — Alderman Billy Thiel has become the third candidate to announce his candidacy for Mayor of Sheboygan.

The 5th District Alderman made his announcement on Wednesday, November 16th. He currently works at Walmart in Sheboygan as an Assistant Manager.

He first ran for Alderman in 2013 and won. He won re-election in 2015. He serves as the Chairman of the Common Council’s Public Protection & Safety Committee.

Thiel joins Aldermen Scott Lewandoske and Jon Belanger in the race against incumbent Mayor Mike Vandersteen. Lewandoske announced his intention to run for Mayor in October and Belanger announced his candidacy on November 12th. Vandersteen was elected in April 2013. No word if he plans to seek a second term.

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