Heimermann misses Sheboygan recall debate due to car accident

CREATED Jan. 12, 2012 - UPDATED: Jan. 12, 2012

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SHEBOYGAN - One of the candidates in the Sheboygan mayoral recall race was unable to make it to a debate Thursday night due to a car accident.  All eight candidates were scheduled to appear, but Asher Heimermann says he was in a fender-bender so he didn't show up. 

The primary election is set for Tuesday, January 17th.  If nobody gets a majority of the votes the top two candidates face off on February 21st.

Mayor Bob Ryan faces a recall effort after several incidents of public drunkenness.

The seven candidates facing him include:
- Roberta Filicky-Peneski
- Asher Heimermann
- Mark Hermann
- Jean Kittelson
- Erik Neave
- Randy Schwoerer
- Terry Van Akkeren