Hogsett & Merritt talk neighborhoods, poverty, crime and more

Voters will go to the polls on Nov. 5 to choose who will govern the city for the next four years. IBJ talked with incumbent Democrat Joe Hogsett and his Republican challenger, Jim Merritt, about why they’re running for mayor, what they’ve learned about themselves in the process and how they’ll tackle crime, neighborhood development, crime and more.

Plus, find out what each said is his favorite restaurant, the movie he most recently watched and the book he mostly recently read.

Q&A with Joe Hogsett, on building on his administration’s ‘inclusive growth’ efforts in a second term

Q&A with Jim Merritt, about why he says collaboration will be key to solving the city’s biggest problems

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