1st Ward Newport City Councilor Marco Camacho confirmed with What’sUpNewp on Saturday afternoon that he intends to run for re-election to the Newport City Council, representing the 1st Ward.
Councilor John Florez, Lynne Ceglie, Kate Leonard and Jeanne-Marie Napolitano also have announced their intent on running for re-election in November.
- June 11 – Kate Leonard Will Run For Re-Election on Newport City Council
- June 9 – John Florez Will Run for Re-Election on Newport City Council
- June 8 – Mayor Jeanne-Marie Napolitano Will Run for Re-Election on Newport City Council
- May 2 – Lynne Ceglie Will Run for Re-Election on Newport City Council
Anyone looking to run for election or re-election on the Newport City Council (and other state offices) must register to run by the last Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday of June.
The City of Newport operates under a home rule charter, the charter provides for a Council/City Manager form of government.
The Council is comprised of seven members; one representative is elected from the City’s three voting wards and four are elected at-large, all for two year terms. The Mayor is elected by the Council from among the four at-large councilors.
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