Maureen Sheahan is the latest candidate in the Manhattan city commission race.
Sheahan manages a research laboratory in K-State’s Department of Biochemistry and has lived and worked in the Manhattan area for 40 years.
In a release, Sheahan said her campaign’s platforms include ensuring that all Manhattan citizens are treated equitably by all levels of the city government, making sure tax dollars are collected and spent fairly with lower-income citizens in mind, and that economic development initiatives are tied to measures to promote high-quality housing, adequate wages and infrastructure.
Sheahan has also been a member of local groups like the Coalition for Equal Justice, Flint Hills Human Rights Project, Kansas Interfaith Action and Neighborhood MHK.
The USD 383 School Board race has two more candidates. Joseph Dasenbrock filed Friday and Brandy Santos filed Monday morning.
The deadline for candidates to file for the November election was noon Monday, and Riley County officials are working on providing a final list of candidates in the race.
The Mercury will have a roundup of Manhattan City Commission and USD 383 School Board candidates in Tuesday’s paper.