Politics & Elections
Tue May 14, 2013
Five incumbents re-elected to Omaha City Council
All five incumbents running for re-election to the Omaha City Council won their respective races Tuesday night.
Pete Festersen, Ben Gray, Chris Jerram, Garry Gernandt, and Franklin Thompson were all re-elected. All seven city council races were contested.
The Council will have two new representatives. Rich Pahls was elected to the seat currently held by Mayor-elect Jean Stothert. Pahls is a former State Senator.
Aimee Melton was elected to the District Seven City Council seat. Melton is a former Deputy Douglas County Attorney.