Dem split: Fahey endorses Brad Ashford in mayor's race
Former Omaha Mayor Mike Fahey, left, and Mayor Jim Suttle are Democrats. But Fahey has endorsed State Sen. Brad Ashford, an independent, in the upcoming mayoral race.
Posted: Thursday, January 10, 2013 12:00 am
Former Mayor Mike Fahey is publicly endorsing State Sen. Brad Ashford's mayoral campaign, a potential blow to Mayor Jim Suttle that could divide local Democrats.
The endorsement was “the result of looking beyond party lines and onto what is best for Omaha,” Fahey, a Democrat and two-term mayor, wrote in a letter this week.
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Thursday, January 10, 2013 12:00 am.