Meet the candidates vying for City Council in Rock Island’s Sixth Ward

Originally published March 2015

They are Joy Murphy, the incumbent, and Joshua Schipp, the challenger. The election takes place on Tuesday, April 7.

Why are you running for City Council?

Joy Murphy:

Joshua Schipp:

Murphy supports the city’s proposal to add a Walmart retail location to Watch Tower Plaza:

Schipp opposes the Walmart proposal:

What can Rock Island do to more fully embrace its growing immigrant and refugee population?

Joy Murphy:

Joshua Schipp:

Rock Island’s Sixth Ward is the electoral district that represents the city’s northeast neighborhoods at City Council meetings. This ward spans the entirety of the Augustana College campus. Click here for a ward map of Rock Island.

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