As of press time the citizens of Leduc had a full field of candidates for city council with 13 individuals running for the six Councilor seats and incumbent Greg Krischke being opposed by Mahnaz Rahmani for the Mayor’s seat.
Nomination Day was Monday September 23rd with candidates having to submit nomination papers between the hours of 10am to Noon. Just before Noon Ms. Rahmani submitted her name for Mayor to provide current Mayor Krischke an opponent.
Five of the current councilors are seeking re-election with only Dominic Mishio, who is in the process of moving to Ontario, not running for re-election. Eight other candidates, who have a variety of experiences to offer to the city, have joined them.
The individuals running for the Councilor seats are:
Beverley Beckett, Alice Chalifoux, incumbent Glen Finstad, Sherry Fraser, Lorna Lowe, incumbent Terry Lazowski, incumbent Davis Mackenzie, incumbent Dana Smith, Maurice St. Jen, Andrew Tait, Robert (Bob) Thompson, Garet Wood, and incumbent Bob Young.
Candidates had until noon on Tuesday, September 24, 2013 to withdraw their names.