TribLIVE

| News


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Pittsburgh Democrats to select nominee for vacant council seat on Sunday

Daily Photo Galleries

Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 3:09 p.m.
 

The Pittsburgh Democratic Committee will nominate a candidate on Sunday to run for a City Council seat vacated by Patrick Dowd.

Up to 108 committee members in city wards making up Council District 7 will select a nominee during an election from 9 a.m. to noon at the Teamsters Union Temple in Lawrenceville, according to Nancy Mills, who chairs the Allegheny County Democratic Committee, which includes the city committee. So far, two candidates – Tony Ceoffe, 29, of Lawrenceville and Deb Gross, 47, of Highland Park – are seeking the nomination.

Mills said Democrats have until 5 p.m. Friday to notify the committee of their candidacy.

Jim Wudarczyk, 61, of Bloomfield plans to run as an independent for the seat. No Republicans have announced their intention to run.

Dowd, 45, of Highland Park resigned to head up a North Side nonprofit. There are two years remaining on his term.

 

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. WM wrestling rebuilding after losses to graduation
  2. Salvation Army edges closer to campaign goals
  3. Chryst returns home, named football coach at Wisconsin
  4. Pederson’s 2nd tenure as the athletic director at Pitt comes to abrupt end
  5. Starkey: Pederson had to go at Pitt
  6. Mt. Lebanon history center project gets OK
  7. Art review: ‘Obsessions’ at Space gallery in Pittsburgh’s Cultural District
  8. Steelers, young and old, thirst for opportunity to reach the postseason
  9. Study: At least 786 child abuse victims died despite being on protective services’ radar
  10. Federated Investors forecasts optimistic scenario for growth in economy, markets
  11. Toast of the Town: Explore Lawrenceville’s many watering holes
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.