In 2020, Tunua Thrash-Ntuk ran against Councilman Al Austin for the 8th District seat. Austin prevailed, but now that he’s termed out, Thrash-Ntuk is running again with endorsements from most of the current City Council and mayor.
Thrash-Ntuk, who’s previously been tapped by Mayor Rex Richardson to co-chair his transition committee and a policy task force on economic inclusion, says she’s got a head start knowing how to get things done. She says she wants to revitalize underserved business corridors in the 8th District, bring in quality jobs and create safe neighborhoods.
Who’s running. What’s at stake.
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On this episode of “The Word with Jackie Rae” podcast, Thrash-Ntuk explains why she believes her background and relationships with city leaders will earn her a seat in the City Council.
You can learn more about her on her website.
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