Local races are already shaping up in anticipation of the Nov. 2, 2021, local elections, which could usher in a brand-new City Council.
Three candidates are vying for Council President Lisa Bender’s Ward 10 seat and races for more than half of the city’s 13 wards look to be competitive, with Southwest council members Lisa Goodman (Ward 7) and Jeremy Schroeder (Ward 11) both facing challengers.
Council members Andrea Jenkins (Ward 8) and Linea Palmisano (Ward 13) are both running for reelection without any known opponents as of press time.
How public safety should be reimagined is top of mind for everyone and the area with the most disagreement.
Here are the candidates who’ve arrived at the starting line:Ward 7