Toledo businesswoman Sandy Spang has pulled petitions, and
has announced she's running for council this year.
The election this year is for the six at-large council
seats, and because Joe McNamara is running for mayor, George Sarantou is term-limited
and Phil Copeland has become Lucas County Recorder, there will be some new
faces on council next year.
Spang runs the Plate 21 coffeehouse in south Toledo. She says
she's running as an Independent.
"I want to make the best decisions for Toledo, based on
research, based on thoughtful consideration, and not by party dictates," she
The filing deadline for candidates is July 12. The top 12
finishing in the September primary will move onto the November election.