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Former Des Plaines Mayor Tosses Hat in Ring for 2013

Tony Arredia served as mayor from 2000-2009, Journal and Topics Newspapers reported.

Former Des Plaines mayor Tony Arredia announced his candidacy for mayor in the consolidated election next spring at a Des Plaines restaurant on Monday, Journal and Topics Newspapers reported.

Arredia was mayor from 2000-2009, when term limits prevented him from running again. Des Plaines Mayor Martin Moylan is running to represent the new 55th House District in the general election in November. Susan Sweeney, a Republican from Park Ridge, is running against Moylan.

Earlier:

Third Ward Alderman Matthew Bogusz, Fourth Ward Alderman Dick Sayad and Sixth Ward Alderman Mark Walsten have also expressed interest in running for mayor, but have not announced their candidacies.

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The first day candidates can pick up informational packets to run and distribute petitions is Sept. 25. .

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