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Tag: Council Elections

Urban Politics #20: News On Local Candidates

May 1st, 1997

Is Jessie Wineberry really running again? He ran against Tina Podlowdowski for the last Council open seat in 1995 garnering 36% of the vote. That was the same year that Charlie Chong received only 31% against Margaret Pageler. If Chong could run again and win from a smaller base of votes than Wineberry had in 95, Wineberry must figure he has a good shot at winning. Others speculate that he has revived his campaign committee to raise funds to pay off debts left from his last campaign. Peter Steinbrueck, architect and civic activist, holds his first exploratory meeting Monday 4/21 with supporters to see if they can raise $50,000 in pledges by mid-May. If they can, he ‘s in the Mayoral race.

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Urban Politics #19: Nick Licata To Challenge Jan Drago

April 30th, 1997

I will be challenging incumbent City Council Member Jan Drago this fall. My PDC forms should be filed this Wednesday. I will also attempt to continue publishing Urban Politics (UP) on either a weekly or bi-weekly basis during the campaign. A separate emailing will be sent intermittently to UP subscribers with information concerning the campaign under the title “Licata Campaign Notes” (LCN).

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