The woman running against Madison County Treasurer Kurt Prenzler in the fall election says her opponent’s news conference on Friday was nothing more than a political ploy to distract voters.  Democrat Marleen Suarez says Prenzler insinuated her brother-in-law Charles Suarez was engaging in behavior similar to Fred Bathon, who is serving a prison sentence for rigging tax auctions. 

She says that is not the case.

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Suarez says not only is this a political ploy, but that Prenzler is misusing Madison County taxpayer resources for his own political purposes.

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