BURTON- Two familiar faces will be on the ballot for Mayor of Burton this year.
Duane Haskins and Tina Conley have both filed for Mayor, according to the city clerk’s office.
Haskins, the current Mayor, is a former police officer. Conley currently serves on the Burton City Council.
In 2019, Duane Haskins was elected Mayor, and due to what some call the overwhelming support from Tina Conley at the time. Now, Conley is going for the seat herself.
Conley has spent the last ten years serving the residents of Burton on the City Council.
Each year, according to the Genesee County election results, she has earned the trust of voters securing top vote getter.
Conley has served on the Parks and Recreation Committee, Library Board, Solid Waste & Recycling Committee, legislative committee, metro alliance, Zoning Board of Appeals and Public Access Committee to name a few.
She is also known for her community involvement and volunteerism for the city.
Haskins served on the City Council before running for Mayor. He worked for the Genesee County Sheriff’s office, and the Charter Township of Genesee Police Department.
The deadline to run for Mayor is 4pm today, April 25th. As of print time, Conley and Haskins were the only candidates for Mayor.
The primary election is August 8, and the general is November 7. If no one else files for Mayor, there will not be a primary.
The next Burton City Council meeting, where both candidates will be in the same room, is Monday, May 1st.
Both candidates will officially launch their respective campaigns in the coming weeks.