Councilman Ed Shadid plans 2014 race for Oklahoma City mayor

First-term Oklahoma City Council member Ed Shadid is seeking bids from specialists in media, direct mail, polling and other campaign needs as he builds a team for a campaign to become the city’s mayor.

By William Crum | Published: March 28, 2013

First-term Oklahoma City Council member Ed Shadid is planning to run for mayor in 2014, according to a memo to potential campaign consultants.

The memo says that Shadid, a physician elected two years ago from Ward 2 in north-central Oklahoma City, expects to spend $750,000 to $1.5 million.

Dated Thursday, the document notes the race is nonpartisan and says Shadid is a registered independent.

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