ELECTION 2018

Incumbent Councilman Juan Rivera announced his re-election bid Thursday for one of three at-large City Council seats

up for grabs during the May 5 municipal elections.

Rivera, 67, serving in his fourth nonconsecutive term on the council, joins eight other candidates who have announced for the race since the filing deadline opened Jan. 17.

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Juan Rivera

Juan Rivera

The other candidates for the at-large seats include: Patsy Bracey, 72; Bruce Bynum, 50; Den’Mica Eugene, 42; Leo Gukeisen, 52; Tolly James Jr., 49; Hugh “Butch” Menking, 57; Brockley Moore, 50; and Placidio J. Rivera, 53.

The mayoral seat will also be up for election May 5. The candidates who have filed so far include incumbent Jose Segarra, 53; Arturo Cortez, 65; and Holly Teel, 47.

The filing period closes Feb. 16 for regular candidates and Feb. 20 for write-ins.

Early voting for the May 5 ballot opens April 23 and ends May 1.

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