Incumbents Benson, Rico Pick Up For City Council Races; Moses Freeman Picks Up For District 8

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

City Council incumbents Jack Benson and Manny Rico picked up papers on Monday for re-election to their posts.

Councilman Benson will apparently be facing several foes in District 4. Tom Tomisek is the latest to pick up. Picking up earlier were Larry Grohn, Ryan King and Scott McColpin.

Ervin Mitchell is the latest to pick up for Councilman Rico's District 7. Tramble Stephens picked up earlier. Chris Anderson is an announced candidate.

Moses Freeman, a former city official, picked up for District 8. That seat is now held by Andrae McGary, who is running for state senate.

Roger Tuder picked up for the District 2 seat being vacated by Sally Robinson. George Jackson picked up earlier.

District 1

Tom McCullough

District 2

George Jackson

Roger Tuder

District 3

Ken Smith 

District 4

Larry Grohn

Ryan King

Scott McColpin

Tom Tomisek

Jack Benson

District 5

Russell Gilbert

District 6

District 7

Tramble Stephens

Ervin Mitchell

Manny Rico

District 8

Moses Freeman

District 9

Demetrus Menifee

Peter Murphy

Mayor

Guy Satterfield

 

 

 


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