Take Note: The Two Democratic Candidates For State College Mayor Weigh In On The Issues, Position

Apr 9, 2021

Ezra Nanes and Jim Leous are competing for the Democratic nomination for State College mayor in the 2021 primary.
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Two Democrats — and no Republicans — are on the ballot in this year’s primary race for State College mayor. Ezra Nanes is director of business development at AccuWeather. He previously ran for state Senate and tried for a seat on the State College Borough Council, and he's a member of the Centre County Democratic Committee. Jim Leous leads the emerging technologies group for Penn State's Information Technology Services. He’s also a member of the State College Area school board and adviser to the Penn State College Democrats. WPSU's Anne Danahy spoke with the candidates about why they're running and what their priorities would be.