Stothert to launch re-election bid tonight

Posted at 11:02 AM, Nov 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-14 12:02:55-05
Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert plans to kick off her re-election bid Monday night.
Stothert will hold an announcement at 5:30 p.m. at UNO's Scott Conference Center. Former Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman will emcee the kickoff event.  
Stothert took office in 2013 by defeating Jim Suttle. Stothert has at least one opponent. Nebraska State Senator Heath Mello announced his candidacy back in August.
The mayoral primary is April 4, 2017, with the general election May 9. 2017.