Jean Stothert wins by wide margin to become Omaha's first woman mayor
Mayor-elect Jean Stothert celebrates election results with, from left, campaign staffer TJ Ewin, political director Rod Edwards, and good friend Shirley Demetri, in red, at the German-American Society hall in Omaha. Stothert outpolled incumbent Mayor Jim Suttle in Florence, Benson and South Omaha, which have Democratic majorities, and crushed him in the Republican western suburbs.
Posted: Tuesday, May 14, 2013 12:00 am
Calling all former Omaha mayors: Jean Stothert wants your words of wisdom.
The Republican city councilwoman, who scored a landslide victory Tuesday over Democratic Mayor Jim Suttle, said she plans to ask four Omaha mayors to attend a mini-summit to help her prepare to take the helm June 10.
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Tuesday, May 14, 2013 12:00 am.