November 7, 2017 Election
There will be five of the ten seats on Lakewood City Council up for election. Of the five, two seats are held by incumbents running for re-election. Three of the five seats are open, meaning the incumbent is term-limited or not running. For more information on the candidates and other election information the best source of local news is www.lakewoodpols.org.
The candidates favoring smart managed growth are listed in italics.
Break-down by ward:
Ward 1 – currently held by Ramey Johnson running for a second term. Her website is http://www.RameyJohnson.com
Kyra deGruy – yoga instructor
Jeslin Schanrezaei – nonprofit employee
Ward 2 – open seat, incumbent Scott Koop is term-limited.
Trish Merkel – President of O’Kane neighborhood group
Jacob Bruce LaBure – Denver city employee
Charles Kenneth Davis
Ward 3 – incumbent Shakti is NOT running for re-election.
Michael Bieda – local attorney, former judge
Website – http://www.biedaforlakewood.com
Michael Gifford – heads state lobbying group for contractors
Ward 4 – open seat, incumbent David Wiechman is term-limited.
David Skilling – local attorney
Website – http://www.skilling4lakewood.com
Jon Ludwigson – government auditor
Ladawn Sperling – local realtor
Ward 5 – incumbent Karen Harrison is running for a second term
Challenger is Nancy Pallozzi – small business owner
Website – http://www.nancypallozzi.com