Bradley tipping his hand?
Mayor says he hasn’t made up mind about seventh run
- Sarnia Sun
Bradley let it slip that he will indeed be
running for his seventh term as Sarnia’s mayor?
In his column
in this week’s Sarnia Sun This Week, the
six-term mayor jokes about an Owen Sound newspaper mistakenly calling
Sarnia Mayor Jim Bradley in articles regarding court security costs.
to continue to be referred to by the
name on my birth certificate and on the ballot, Mike Bradley,” he
writes in the
So why the
concern over how his name is spelled on the
“I didn’t even
think of that, quite honestly,” Bradley
said yesterday. “There was no subliminal message.”
The mayor said
he is still considering whether he will
run for a seventh time. Bradley was first elected to Sarnia City
1985 as an alderman. In 1988, at age 33, he began his stint as mayor of
In 2003, the perennial winner received 66.62% of the vote.
deadline is Sept. 29. The municipal
election is Nov. 13.
and Carlos Murray have thrown their hats
in the ring to battle Bradley.
defeated in a council bid in 1997, but was
appointed after Caroline Di Cocco was elected MPP. He won a council
2000, but was defeated in the 2003 election.
taken four previous runs at the mayor’s
Bruziewicz, Terry Burrell, Bill Haggett, Jon
McEachran and Darren Nesbit are the only five so far registered in the
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