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3 candidates vie for Greensboro mayor seat

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GREENSBORO, N.C. --  Three candidates think they have what it takes to be Greensboro’s next mayor.

Candidates Nancy Vaughan and George Hartzman are challenging incumbent Robbie Perkins in the city's municipal primary on Tuesday.

FOX8 asked each of the three candidates what their number one priority is for Greensboro.

“Campaign ethics reform. We have people that are purchasing our local politicians and then our local politicians are taking everyone else money,” said George Hartzman.

“Jobs and economic development. Clearly, Greensboro is the city on the move. We've accomplished a lot in the last two years and we plan on accomplishing even more in the next two years,” explained current Mayor Robbie Perkins.

“Jobs, economic development, and raising the pro capita income of our residents,” explained Nancy Vaughan.

Each of the three candidates agreed that East Greensboro is a section of the city that needs to be focused on and developed more.

The two candidates with the most votes in Tuesday’s primary election will compete in the general election in November.