Jim Vokal running for Omaha Mayor

Omaha, NE – Another Omaha City Councilman is running for Mayor.

District Three Councilman Jim Vokal announced Monday night he's a candidate for Mayor. Vokal was elected to the City Council in 2001. He says that experience, along with a background in finance and business, give him the experience to lead.

Vokal says his priorities are lowering the crime rate, economic development and financial responsibility within the city.

City Councilman Jim Suttle and former Mayor Hal Daub are also running. The Mayoral election is May 12, 2009.