OPPD board member Anne McGuire, 'ready to challenge management,' files for re-election - Omaha.com
Published Friday, January 24, 2014 at 1:00 am / Updated at 2:39 am
OPPD board member Anne McGuire, 'ready to challenge management,' files for re-election

Omaha Public Power District board member Anne McGuire has filed for re-election.

A new state law splits OPPD territory into eight districts, and McGuire is running for the seat for newly created Subdivision 2, which covers southeast Omaha.

Previously, the board's 13-county territory was divided into four regions. Five board members were elected at-large from a district that covered the eastern half of Douglas County.

“I am confident that I am the best person to tackle the many challenges the district will face,” McGuire said in a press release. “I am an active, fully engaged director, ready to ask questions and challenge management.”

The four-term board member will run in the May 13 primary against Jeff Lux, a deputy Douglas County attorney, and LaVerne Thraen, who has run unsuccessfully in the past.

The top two vote-getters will advance to the general election this fall.

The new districts and current board members

Contact the writer: Cody Winchester

cody.winchester@owh.com    |   402-444-1216    |  

Cody Winchester is a metro-area watchdog reporter. He covers Douglas and Sarpy Counties.

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