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.
A change in location for a new convention center could send ripples throughout downtown, impacting everything from tax incentive discussions to streetcar planning.
Incumbents Meg Salyer and Ed Shadid, along with Mark Stonecipher, were the winners in Tuesday night’s city council elections.
As the city spends over $18 million on new sidewalks across Oklahoma City, Ward 2 Councilman Ed Shadid has requested that some of the funds be used for concrete pads for dedicated bus shelters.
The Ward 2 race for city council is crowded with the March 3 election approaching.
A new urban renewal district aims to inject new economic life into northeast Oklahoma City.
In one of America’s conservative capitals where oil and gas flows heavily through the local economy, the reversal of a local energy company’s plan to drill near Lake Hefner was a rare win for progressives.
An oil company that wants to drill for gas on the Lake Hefner Reservation in Oklahoma City will host a public meeting with the city next week to discuss its plans.
The city council voted to put $30 million back into a new convention center project despite the objection of a few.
James Cooper has announced his intention to run against Ed Shadid in OKC’s Ward 2 this March.