TERRE HAUTE, Ind – Democrat Terre Haute City Councilman Karrum Nasser announced his candidacy for Terre Haute mayor Wednesday.
The primary election will take place May 7th next year.
In addition to the mayor’s office, all nine Terre Haute City Council seats, the city judge and city clerk positions will be on the ballot in 2019.
The 43 year old Nasser said that Terre Haute needs a new voice and vision.
Nasser said his campaign will focus on four pillars: the production of smart infrastructure, development of a diverse workforce, the standard of excellent in city government and support to create strong neighborhoods.
Former city engineer Pat Goodwin previously announced his candidacy for mayor as an independent.
Incumbent Duke Bennett, a Republican, is expected to seek re-election to a fourth term.
Declarations of candidacy may be filed between January 9 and February 8th.
Here is video from the announcement from his Facebook page: