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Election Results: Congratulations to District Primary Winners


On Tuesday, May 22 three Lexington council districts held primary elections for the November general election. See the chart below to see who will be moving on to the November election in the 2nd, 3rd, and 9th districts:

2nd District Primary Winners
3rd District Primary Winners
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 Shevawn Akers  Brannon Dunn  Diane Lawless Stephanie Spires
9th District Primary Winners
Jennifer Mossotti Bill Polyniak


2012 LFUCG Candidate Questionnaire:

Once again, The Fayette Alliance has asked candidates running for City Councilto answer questions about local growth issues and concerns. This year’s questionnaire covered several topics including: expansion of the urban service boundary; PDR; affordable housing; water quality issues; downtown & neighborhood design; and economic development. Click on the “Learn More” button for details.

Why City Council Elections Matter:

Zoning in Lexington-Fayette County is passed with six votes on the Planning Commission and eight votes on the Council. Planning and Zoning laws are the building blocks of our community. Get informed about our future leaders, and what they think about our work to create a world-class city in a world-class landscape.

We’ll keep you updated of all progress as the 2012 LFUCG City Council election cycle unfolds. Together we can make a difference in Lexington!

Voters select finalists in three Lexington council districts

By Beverly Fortune & Valarie Honeycutt Spears, 5.22.12, Kentucky.com

An incumbent, a former councilwoman and several newcomers all won enough votes in Tuesday’s primary race for Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council seats to move on to the November general election.

In the 2nd District, social worker Shevawn Akers will face maintenance technician Brannon Dunn in the November general election. They were the district’s top vote-getters over Lisa Sanden, a stay-at-home mom.

Councilman Tom Blues, who has represented the northwest section of Lexington since 2007, did not seek re-election…Read more at Kentucky.com

Akers, Dunn will face off this fall in race for Lexington’s Council District 2

by Beverly Fortune, 5.22.12, Kentucky.com

Political newcomers Shevawn Akers and Brannon Dunn will face off in the fall for the 2nd District Urban County Council seat being vacated by Tom Blues.

Blues, who has represented the northwest section of Lexington since 2007, did not seek re-election.

Finishing third was Lisa Sanden, 32, founder and president of the Fayette County Cemetery Trust that advocates for the preservation of historic cemeteries…Read more at Kentucky.com

Learn More,

“Mossotti, Polyniak advance in Lexington’s 9th District Council race” by Beverly Fortune, 5.22.12, Kentucky.com

“Lawless, Spires are top finishers in four-way race for Lexington’s District 3” by Beverly Fortune, 5.22.12, Kentucky.com