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Kimara Snipes formally announces candidacy for Omaha mayor

Kimara Snipes has formally announced her candidacy for Omaha Mayor Monday after being the first...
Kimara Snipes has formally announced her candidacy for Omaha Mayor Monday after being the first candidate to qualify for the ballot, according to the release.(WOWT)
Published: Feb. 1, 2021 at 10:05 AM CST
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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Kimara Snipes has formally announced her candidacy for Omaha mayor on Monday after being the first candidate to qualify for the ballot.

According to a news release from her campaign, Snipes, who is a Democrat, is a member of the Omaha Public Schools Board of Education and president of the South Omaha Neighborhood Alliance. She is currently employed with a non-profit promoting civic involvement for marginalized communities in Nebraska and serves on the Heartland Workers Center, Mode Shift Omaha, and the Kroc Center’s advisory boards.

Along with announcing her candidacy, she also released early endorsements, including: Omaha labor leader Terry Moore, former U.S. Senator Ben Nelson, recent Democratic Congressional candidates Kara Eastman and Ann Ashford, and former State Senator Don Preister.

More information on Snipes and her campaign priorities can be found on her website.

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