Jack Eaton at city clerk’s window pulling petitions to run for city council in Ward 4 as a Democrat, for incumbent Democrat Margie Teall’s seat. Teall took out petitions on Jan. 23, 2012. The Democratic primary will be held on Aug. 7, 2012. [.pdf of press release] [photo]
As of 10 a.m. no candidates for city elections who have taken out petitions have turned them in. Those include incumbent mayor John Hieftje and Tom Wall for the office of mayor – both for the Democratic primary. Others who have pulled petitions include: Tony Derezinski (Ward 2 Democratic incumbent); Sally Hart Petersen (Ward 2 Democratic challenger); Christopher Taylor (Ward 3 Democratic incumbent); Carsten Hohnke (Ward 5 Democratic incumbent); and Stuart Berry (Ward 5 Republican challenger). The deadline for primary election candidates to file petitions is May 15 at 4 p.m.