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Some area councils lack competition in their elections
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MONROE - A lack of willingness to take part in local elections has left some area municipalities grappling for candidates, especially the City of Monroe, which has had trouble finding any challengers for years. Alderman Reid Stangel served on the Monroe Common Council for the last six years and recently took part in his final council meeting as a member. "It's more than just sitting on the council," Stangel said.