In a move that was expected, the mayor’s spokesman and former Dallas Observer writer Sam Merten has resigned to run for City Council. Specifically, the District 9 seat that is opening up since Sheffie Kadane is being term-limited out.
The mayor’s chief of staff, Adam McGough, is handling Merten’s duties for now, but may also run for a council seat. The mayor still hasn’t decided if he’s running for re-election, but you’d think if McGough decides to run, too, then Rawlings more than likely will.
Anyway, I’m open to taking Merten’s job if the mayor is ready for some fun.Full Story