Bridges, Turf, and Gawlas file petitions for Ypsi City Council (Update1)

May 15, 2008 by  
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(May 15, 2008) Two people filed petitions on Monday and Tuesday to run for Ypsilanti City Council. That brings to seven the total number of folks running for three seats in the August 5th primary. The deadline to file was 4pm on Tuesday.

In Ward 2, John Gawlas (Dem, Ward 2) filed his paper work on Monday. Gawlas is running against Mike Bodary who had already filed last week.

In Ward 1 Lois Richardson (Dem, Ward 1) is joined by newcomer Megan Turf. Turf filed her petitions on Thursday, May 8th. On Tuesday afternoon, just a couple of hours before the filing deadline, Tyrone Bridges also filed in Ward 1. Bridges ran against Richardson in 2000.

In Ward 3, former Mayor Pete Murdock is running against planning commissioner Rod Johnson. Current Ward 3 representative Brian Filipiak said he will not seek re-election.

Update1 May 16, 2008 Megan Turf submitted her petition on Thursday, May 8, 2008. The error was made in reporting.


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