Middletown voters will have a selection of candidates to choose from for mayor and City Council, as there are contested races for both offices in the Nov. 5 general election.
The filing deadline for Middletown mayoral and council seats was 4 p.m. Thursday. Middletown’s filing deadlines is 75 days before the election as required by the city’s charter.
Mayor Larry Mulligan Jr. will be seeking his fourth four-year term as Middletown’s mayor. Mulligan, a South Main Street resident, was appointed to a vacant seat representing the former 2nd Ward resigned in late 2006. Less than a year later, Mulligan became the first-directly elected mayor of Middletown in November 2007.
Mulligan is being challenged by newcomer Nicole Condrey of Wrenn Street. She is a member of Team Fastrax skydiving team.
This year there six people seeking the two open seats on Middletown City Council.
Incumbent Councilman Steve Bohannon opted not to run for a second four-year term so that he could spend more time with his family and do some travelling.
Incumbent Councilman Talbott Moon, of Euclid Street, is serving as the city’s vice mayor this term, is seeking re-election to a second term on council.
The other candidates seeking seats on council this fall include:
- Levi J. Cramer, of Aberdeen Drive
- Perry L. Davis, of Trafalgar Court
- John P. Hart, Jr., of Wrenn Street
- Monica Nenni, of North Highview
- Joe Wittman, of North Breiel Boulevard.
Incumbent Middletown Municipal Court Judge James E. Sherron is running unopposed for a six-year term of his own. He was elected two years ago in a contentious election in November 2017 to complete the unexpired term of Judge Mark Wall who died in February 2017..
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