Politics & Elections
Wed April 3, 2013
Field of candidates set for three Omaha City Council seats
The races for Omaha City Council Districts 2, 4, and 7 are set.
Those races had more than two candidates running for office. In Tuesday’s primary, Ben Gray and Tariq Al-Amin were the top two vote-getters for the District 2 seat.
Incumbent District 4 Councilman Garry Gernandt will face Virgil Patlan Sr. in that race May 14.
In District 7, incumbent Councilman Tom Mulligan finished in third place. Aimee Melton and Tim Lonergan are the candidates for District 7.
Douglas County Election Commissioner Dave Phipps estimates voter turnout was 22-percent.