Manlove to run for Congress
CD22 gets more crowded.
The mayor of Harris County's second largest city has resigned his post today to run for Congressional District 22 seat.
John Manlove, said he would be running as a Republican in the race and said his resignation as Pasadena's mayor is effective today.
Manlove has been mayor for six years. Before becoming mayor, he was elected to the Pasadena City Council in 1993 and served for eight years.
His term as mayor expires in 2009 and a special election will be held to fill the spot. The mayor pro tem Jack Douglass, will serve as mayor until then. Douglass must call an election within 10 days.
I should note that Gary Denton
called this a week ago. That brings the Republican contender count
up to five - Manlove, Shelley, Talton, Steinberg, and Olsen are all in, at least for now. I figure at least one of the higher profile candidates will eventually drop out when he or she cannot meet fundraising metrics. I also figure we'll get at least one more contender to jump in before all is said and done. If I had to pick a frontrunner out of this bunch, it'd be Talton. Ask me again after the filing deadline and we'll see if I still think that.
Posted by Charles Kuffner on October 01, 2007 to Election 2008
Thank you for adding the names hrbacek and squier.
Tonight at the Harris County Republican Pct.Chairs mgt Rep. Talton told me there is an 8th as well.