2018-07-12 / Election News

Election Update: Candidate Harty Withdraws

In a letter to the Newport Canvassing Authority, Peter Harty, candidate for Ward 3, wrote, “It is with regret that I will be withdrawing from the 2018 City Council race. The reason for terminating my entry is due to professional obligations unforeseen a mere week ago.” He went on to list three issues that he had hoped to address with his campaign and hoped other council candidates would also: diversifying the Newport economy and jobs creation, affordable housing, and improving the digital services of our local government.

Statewide Primaries will be held on Wednesday, September 12

General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 6

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