Wednesday, January 9, 2013

STAR: Reardon won't run for re-election

Unified Government Mayor/CEO Joe Reardon will not be seeking a third term this year, according to The Kansas City Star. 

Reardon is expected to make the announcement later today in a statement, The Star reports.

The filing deadline for the Feb. 26 election is noon on Jan. 22. The general election will be held on April 2.

UG commissioner Nathan Barnes has filed as a mayoral candidate. Other commissioners also could throw their hats into the ring before the Jan. 22 deadline.

More information when available.