While I’m not surprised that a candidate pulled out of the Lowell City Council race, I didn’t expect it to be Franky Descoteaux. Two open seats on the City Council will really change the election dynamic! Councilor Descoteaux has certainly made a difference on the City Council.
Just posted on the Lowell Sun breaking news site:
LOWELL — First-term City Councilor Franky Descoteaux announced Thursday morning that she will withdraw her candidacy for a second term.
Descoteaux, who pulled and returned papers to run for a second term just prior to the filing deadline earlier this month, said in an e-mailed statement she feels a greater duty to focus on her family and children.
The downtown business owner’s announcement means the city will no longer have to hold a preliminary election in September.