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Gallen to run for re-election in Manatee

by: Josh Siegel Staff Writer

Manatee County Commissioner Michael Gallen will run for re-election to the board's District 2 seat.

Gallen, a Democrat and the vice chairman of the commission, filed documents with the Manatee County Supervisor of Elections for a re-election run, according to the elections office website.

The countywide election is set for Nov. 4, 2014.

Gallen, a Bradenton native and resident, was elected to his seat in 2010.

He also is an attorney and a former teacher at Lakewood Ranch High School.

At-large Commissioner Carol Whitmore, a Republican, also is up for reelection.

She has not officially announced whether she will seek a third term in office.

Contact Josh Siegel at [email protected].

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