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.
Bob Waldrop surprised some with his 40 percent vote share in the Ward 6 city council election.
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.
Councilwoman Meg Salyer says she has shifter her view of governing as she faces reelection next week.
The third annual State of the Plaza celebrated the district’s past year and its bright future.
City leaders see additional parking, work of art in new Arts District Garage in downtown.
Ward 6 Councilwoman Meg Salyer announced her reelection campaign six months ahead of the next election day in Oklahoma City.
Four Oklahoma City council seats are up for election in March, 2015, which includes Wards 2, 5, 6 and 8.
Yet it’s worth the effort to revitalize a section of Oklahoma City that has been ignored much too long by city leaders, said Jaime di Paulo, business development coordinator for the Greater Oklahoma City Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. The renaissance will likely occur because of a Business Improvement District (BID) that di Paulo and others…