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Svante Myrick to run for third term as Ithaca Mayor

Mayor Svante Myrick ’09, who has helmed the City of Ithaca for almost eight years, has no intention of giving up his job anytime soon, announcing last week that he will run for his third term this November.

Earlier last month, Myrick teased voters about whether or not he would seek to extend his tenure beyond 2019, tweeting, “if I ran for reelection, would I have your support?”

But on March 6, the 31-year-old Democrat put any lingering doubts to rest with two words: “I’m running,” Myrick put simply in a Facebook post.  Read More

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