Olgy Diaz announces bid to unseat Joe Lonergan on Tacoma City Council

Staff writerMay 13, 2013 

Yet another candidate has announced a bid to unseat incumbent Joe Lonergan in Tacoma’s Fifth Council District.

Olgy Diaz, an aide to Democratic state Rep. David Sawyer, announced today in a press release she will challenge Lonergan for the city seat representing south Tacoma.Olgy Diaz

“Government can only be as good as those we elect to serve,” Diaz is quoted as saying in the release. “I want to join the council to make sure they look out for us in the fifth district the way our neighbors look out for each other.”

Diaz, who is also volunteers on the City’s Human Rights Commission and is vice president of Pierce County Young Democrats, said in her announcement she already has lined up endorsements from former state Sen. Rosa Franklin, state Rep. Steve Kirby and Pierce County Councilwoman Connie Ladenburg.

Read more here: http://blog.thenewstribune.com/politics/2013/05/13/tacoma-diaz-announces-bid-to-unseat-lonergan-in-tacomas-5th-district/

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