Muncie Mayoral Candidates Do Not Reveal Potential Appointees

The two candidates for Muncie mayor have not named any members of their potential upcoming administratioin so far.   Neither Jim Mansfield, the Democratic candidate, or Sharon McShurley, the Republican candidate, have talked about appointments they might make if elected.   Naming someone just provides more opportunity for criticism and could create divisions within the party that hurt campaigns, according to BSU political science professor Gary Crawley   Both candidates have said naming someone just provides more opportunity for criticism and could create divisions within the party that hurt campaigns.  They say applicants for positions will need to apply and interview for available jobs, once the election is over.