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15
Jun
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District 6 Council Member officially announces run for re-election

Current Cape Coral Council Member Rick Williams has officially announced his bid for re-election to the Cape Coral City Council, District 6 which he first won in 2013.

Originally from Connecticut, Williams has been a resident of Cape Coral for 13 years.

According to his press release, Williams says over the past four years of serving as an elected leader of the city, he has been the voice of common sense policies on the council and as Mayor Pro Tem, tackling the city’s most pressing short- and long-term needs.

Mon
22
May

Jennifer Nelson announces run for District 4 City Council seat

Jennifer I. Nelson announced her candidacy on Friday for City of Cape Coral, City Council District 4. Nelson is the new executive director of Uncommon Friends Foundation, where she oversees Foundation operations, together with the operation and maintenance of the Burroughs Home & Gardens and oversight of the James Newton Archives. 

Fri
19
May
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Graham Morris announces run for District 1 Cape Coral City Council seat

Cape Coral resident Graham Morris has announced his candidacy for the District One City Council seat in the upcoming election.

Morris joins James Foraker as the two official candidates for the district one seat as of today. Current District One City Council Member Jim Burch has yet to announce if he will seek a second term in office. The deadline to file for the upcoming election is July 7.

Fri
21
Apr
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Council Member Leon officially announces run for District 4 re-election

Cape Coral City Council Member Richard Leon has announced that he will seek a second term during the upcoming 2017 election.

Leon, who serves as the City's District Four representative, was first elected in 2013 at the age of 26.

The Cape Coral High School graduate hit the ground running in 2013, making a name for himself as one who took on a variety of initiatives to bring change to the city he grew up in, "When I was first elected my goal was to impact change. I would say that has happened over the past few years."

Tue
21
Mar
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Mayor Marni Sawicki decides against re-election bid

Cape Coral Mayor Marni Sawicki has announced that she will not be seeking a second term as mayor.

Sawicki made the announcement via Facebook late Monday afternoon shortly before she presided over the council meeting held at city hall.

Mon
20
Mar
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Mayor Sawicki decides against run for second term

Mayor Marni Sawicki has announced via social media that she will not seek a second term as Cape Coral Mayor.

Wed
08
Feb
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Realtor, retired deputy Mike Hollow becomes fourth to join mayor race

Cape Coral Real Estate Broker Mike Hollow became the latest person to announce his candidacy for the upcoming Cape Coral Mayoral election.

At a press conference held this morning at Four Freedoms Park, Hollow told the crowd of over 40 people who attended the announcement that he is seeking to become Cape Coral's mayor to create economic growth and bring a level of respect back to the city.

Tue
10
Jan
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Retiring City of Ft. Myers employee latest to announce run for mayor

And then there were three.

Cape Coral resident Sherry Leonard became the third person to announce her candidacy for the Mayor of Cape Coral in the upcoming 2017 Cape Coral Election.

A 27-year employee of the City of Fort Myers, Leonard has served as a Zoning Planner obtaining a multitude of certifications related to the building and development industry. In addition, she has worked as a Police Dispatcher and is currently employed in the City of Fort Myers' Parks & Beautification Department.

Fri
06
Jan
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Former council member Donnell announces run for mayor

A familiar face hopes to make a return to city hall, only in a different role.

Former Cape Coral City Council Member Derrick Donnell has announced his run in the upcoming race for Mayor.

Donnell has filed the paperwork with the City Clerk's office officially putting him on the 2017 ballot. He joins current District 5 City Council Member Rana Erbrick, as the first two mayoral candidates in the upcoming 2017 election. Erbrick announced her intent to run for mayor in December.