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Monday, November 24, 2014

Todd Wade

Mayor Pat Patterson re-elected

Incumbent Mayor Pat Patterson won Tuesday’s election with 2,122 votes. His opponent Todd Wade took 1,220 votes. In the Ward 1 and 2 races, both incumbents lost their reelection bids. In Ward 1, Jay Hughes won with 485 votes over incumbent Ney William’s 450 votes. In Ward 2, Robyn Tannehill received 664 votes compared to incumbent E.O. Oliver’s 216 votes. (June 5, 2013, Page 1A, 12A)

Voters to elect mayor Tuesday

When running for an office on any level, the end goal of the candidates is to win. Some campaign hard, using all forms of social media and spending high dollars on advertising while others may spend day after day knocking on doors or holding neighborhood meetings. Read about some campaign tacts in the Oxford mayoral race and aldermen’s races and how some candidates have spent their final days before the election. (June 3, 2013, Page 1, 5)

Final days of election

Read profiles for the candidates and general information on Oxford’s upcoming election for mayor and Wards 1 and 2 aldermen. (May 31, 2013, Page 1A, 5A, 8A)

Big money spent in race

Last campaign reports before election were filed Tuesday by mayoral and aldermen candidates. (May 29, 2013, Page 1, 2)

Primary election set for Tuesday

Two ward seats will be decided in Tuesday’s primary election with only Democrat candidates running in wards 4 and 5. The democratic candidate for mayor will also be decided. The primary election will be held at the Oxford Conference Center this year. For years, it’s been held at the Oxford Activity Center but city officials moved the election to the OCC to better accommodate larger crowds and in anticipation of tennis court construction. Voting begins at 7 a.m. and polls will close at 7 p.m. (May 6, 2013, Page 1A)

Mayoral candidates debate issues

Mayor Pat Patterson met his two challengers Tuesday at the Oxford Conference Center where the three candidates spoke on topics like budget, parking and alcohol sales. (May 1, 2013, Page 1, 11)

Signs popping up tell us election is near

Campaign signs around town are about as plentiful as daffodils were a few weeks back, Editor Don Whitten says, as he writes about the upcoming municipal elections. (April 22, 2013, Page 4)

Former NFL player to run for mayor

Former NFL offensive tackle Todd Wade qualified Thursday to run for mayor of Oxford in the June municipal election against Mayor Pat Patterson.
Also on Thursday, former Tourism Council and Oxford-Lafayette County Chamber of Commerce president Robyn Tannehill qualified to run for aldermen in Ward 2.  (March 8, 2013, Page 2A)

Wade raises $5K for club

Todd Wade raised $5,000 for the Boys and Girls Club as part of the celebrity dance competition. (September 10, 2012, Page 2A)

Surgery sidelines Wade from dance

While money will still go to the local Boys and Girls Club for Todd Wade’s star dance, the star won’t be dancing due to a surgery. (August 24, 2012, Page 2A)

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