Some might have viewed Shadid as vulnerable following his unsuccessful run at mayor last year. Mayor Mick Cornett won reelection by a wide margin, even winning most precincts in Shadid’s ward.
The Oklahoma City Council adopted a new cycling ordinance and discussed the search for a new convention center site and a proposed charter school bill.
Bob Waldrop surprised some with his 40 percent vote share in the Ward 6 city council election.
Incumbents Meg Salyer and Ed Shadid, along with Mark Stonecipher, were the winners in Tuesday night’s city council elections.
Councilwoman Meg Salyer says she has shifter her view of governing as she faces reelection next week.
Ward 8 is where Oklahoma City meets the suburbs.
Love Your City event promotes civic engagement with new generation of OKC residents.
Ward 6 is nearly visible from every other ward in the city.
Waldrop, 63, is running for Oklahoma City Council in Ward 6, which includes downtown, Capitol Hill and many other neighborhoods in the city’s core.
Job growth, declining oil prices and many other factors create a mixed economic bag for the city as the council prepares for the Fiscal Year 2016 budget.