WIUM Local
6:39 pm
Fri September 2, 2005

Field Set for Burlington City Council Race

Burlington, IA – Burlington residents have several options to choose from to fill several open seats on the city council. Nine candidates returned their nominating petitions to the city clerk's office in time to run for three open city council seats. With that many candidates, a primary election will be held October 11th to narrow the field to six for the November general election. The three incumbants are each seeking re-election. Four former city council members are also in the race. The three council seats each carry a four year term.

Candidates
Mary Baker (Incumbant)
Chris King (Incumbant)
Mayor Mike Edwards (Incumbant)
Tim Scott
Garry Thomas
Richard Eckhardt
Chuck Griffin
Paul Neimann
Mark Collins