The final candidate for this year’s city election tossed his hat in the ring mere minutes before the closing bell rang on qualifiers for the May 2nd municipal election.
Jerry Shiverdecker qualified as a Democrat to run for the Alderman-at-Large position. With four candidates qualified, the Alderman-at-Large job has the most qualifiers in the election. There will be no incumbent in the Alderman-at-Large race, as the current office-holder, Scott Dunnam, is running for the Ward 1 Alderman job.
Candidates the for New Albany municipal election are:
- Tim Kent, Democrat, Incumbent
- Jeff Olson, Republican, currently as Ward 1 Alderman as a Democrat
- Chief of Police
- Chris Robertson, Incumbent, Democrat
- Paul Voyles, Democrat
- Alderman Ward 1
- Scott Dunnam, Democrat, currently serving as Alderman-at-Large as Democrat
- Catania Spears Windom, Democrat
- Amy Livingston, Republican
- Alderman Ward 2
- Johnny Anderson, Democrat, Incumbent
- Alderman Ward 3
- Kevin Dale White, Democrat, Incumbent
- Chris Buford, Democrat
- Alderman Ward 4
- Will Tucker, Republican, Incumbent
- Keith Conlee, Republican
- David Brown, Republican
- Larry Dykes, Democrat
- Jerry Shiverdecker, Democrat
Salaries of positions up for re-election:
- The office of mayor pays an annual salary of $84,332.
- The New Albany police chief’s position pays $64,226 annually.
- New Albany aldermen earn an annual salary of $15,405.