I have been pushing off election blogging because I have a novel rewrite due, but an e-mail asking me for my thoughts on this races reminded me that some of these are actually really fast to write.
Ward 8 is currently represented by Elizabeth Glidden, but she decided not to run again. On the ballot:
This is the sort of straightforward race that’s almost as easy to write about as an uncontested seat. Vote for Andrea Jenkins! A long-time policy aide to Glidden, Andrea is sufficiently popular and beloved that despite the open seat, she was unopposed for endorsement.
If you want my full rundown, it’s below the cut.