Each general election, The Lima News provides this section profiling the candidates and issues. The Lima News sent questionnaires to every candidate in Allen, Auglaize, Hardin, Putnam and Van Wert counties for this election section. Candidates had the opportunity to give biographical information and discuss major issues in their races. Candidates also had an option to submit a photograph. Only names and residences identify candidates who did not return a questionnaire. Kenton - 2nd Ward CouncilCharlene Hilty (incumbent)Party: RepublicanResidence: North Wayne Street, KentonAge: 77Relevant experience: Been on Kenton City Council on and off again for the past 20 yearsEducation: Kenton High School; University of ToledoYears living in area: All my lifeMajor issues: Money is the big issue. Money for streets, sewer, water. Keep employees happy. Need business and industries. Money to tear down vacant properties. Everything revolving around is their enough money to pay decent wages to firemen, policemen, street workers, city employees in city building. Money, money, money is what we need. Jobs for Hardin County. Jobs, jobs, jobs.