Springfield Mayoral Race http://wuis.org en Houston Likely To Seek Re-election http://wuis.org/post/houston-likely-seek-re-election <p></p><p>Springfield Mayor Mike Houston will make a campaign announcement Monday morning.&nbsp; While his release did not say specifically that he will run for another term, the release included this quote, "With so many evolving projects, there's too high of an investment to get off course or to go backwards. Springfield can't afford to make the mistakes again I've worked so hard to correct."&nbsp; His announcement is at 10:30 a.m.</p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 10:47:25 +0000 Bill Wheelhouse 29214 at http://wuis.org Houston Likely To Seek Re-election Sangamon County Auditor Announces Mayoral Bid http://wuis.org/post/sangamon-county-auditor-announces-mayoral-bid <p>The Sangamon County Auditor says his experience at the county level makes him most qualified to be the city's top executive.</p><p><br />Spring rain held off at Lincoln Park as Paul Palazzolo officially announced his intent to run for mayor of Springfield next year.</p><p>Palazzolo served as Sangamon County Auditor since 2002 and says he has a track record of transparency.<br />Four years ago he said he was running for mayor, but dropped out after failing to get the backing of the county's GOP organization.&nbsp; The mayor's office is officially non-partisan.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 21:14:28 +0000 Lee Strubinger 22494 at http://wuis.org Sangamon County Auditor Announces Mayoral Bid Houston: I'll Start Thinking About Re-Election Next Spring http://wuis.org/post/houston-ill-start-thinking-about-re-election-next-spring <p></p><p>The city of Springfield is still nearly two years away from a mayoral election. &nbsp;But half-way through a term he had said would be his last, Mike Houston is now hinting at the possibility of re-election.</p><p>Mayor Houston says he's not made any decisions about his political future at this time, but he says they may come in sring 2014.</p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 15:32:06 +0000 Peter Gray 8331 at http://wuis.org Houston: I'll Start Thinking About Re-Election Next Spring