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Seminole election is today

Published Oct. 6, 2005

Today is election day in the city.

Voters will choose three people for the City Council from among four candidates. Three are incumbents; one is a political newcomer who used to work for the city.

The polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the City Hall community room, 7464 Ridge Road. For information about voting, call City Hall at 291-0204.

The candidates, in alphabetical order, are:

William A. "Bill" Davis Jr., 53, is a self-employed engineer, architect and contractor. He lives at 11800 Park Blvd. and has never run for office.

Davis was the city's part-time building director from 1985 to 1989. He says he was fired because he wouldn't give special favors for building permits. Mayor Holland Mangum said he was fired for insubordination and poor work.

Jim Dunn, 43, is the current council president and has served four terms. He works as a sales associate for a cellular phone company.

Bob Matthews, 49, is completing his second term. He works as a technician for Florida Power.

Dottie Reeder, 45, is the council's president pro tem. She was appointed to fill an unexpired term in 1989 and has been re-elected twice. She works as an employee benefits coordinator for Mease Hospital.