Candidates file for City Council seats

January 7, 2014 • Local News

Mayor Del Jurney shakes hands with City Clerk Sharon Coll after signing his official election paperwork to become a candidate for re-election, Tuesday afternoon, at City Hall. (Jill McLaughlin Photo)

Several new candidates filed to run for City Council Tuesday against incumbents in Wards 1 through 5. The only candidate who will run unopposed will be Councilor Jason Perry.

Councilor Dusty Huckabee will face candidate Natasha Mackey in Ward 1. Candidates Caleb Grant, Jerry Heck and James Andrew MacCornack will run for the open seat, now held by Councilor Jimmy Craig, in Ward 2. Councilor Art Sandoval will face businessman Joe Green in Ward 3. Councilor Barry Foster will run against Tabitha Denny, owner of Crossfit Vision, in Ward 5, and Mayor Del Jurney will seek a second term as mayor against opponent and former State Legislator Dennis Kintigh.

Jurney filed for re-election before noon, after attending a session with the region’s state representatives to discuss funding for projects in the upcoming legislative session.

“I decided a long time ago,” Jurney said. Login to read more

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