Marilyn Ford Latest to Announce Candidacy – District 1



The widow of late City Councilman Bob Ford announced her intentions to run for the seat left vacant by the death of her husband. Marilyn Ford released a video this week explaining why she decided to run for the position and her thoughts on the future of Port Orange. SEE VIDEO HERE.

As of this date, the number of candidates that have declared their intention to run for the office is four. In addition to Ford, Jonathon Foley, Paul Rozar and Savannah Weaver have filled out the necessary paperwork to proceed.



Candidate Weaver announced her intentions to run in a formal press release.

Savannah Weaver, lifetime resident of Volusia County and resident of Port Orange
since 2005, has declared candidacy for the Port Orange City Council seat recently
vacated by the passing of the Honorable Bob Ford. Miss Weaver is a graduate of
Spruce Creek High School and the Mori Hosseini College of Hospitality and Culinary
Management at Daytona State College.
“I love Port Orange and want to help preserve the high quality of life in this city. I have
desire to serve my hometown to see it stay a model community where families may
thrive and businesses prosper. I’m looking forward to meeting with the members of the
Port Orange community, hearing their concerns, and representing their interests to
provide smart solutions,” said Miss Weaver. “I care about this city and want to see it
stay a safe environment to raise my daughter.”



Dates for this special election have been set. A primary election will be held April 30th with a run off June 11th if necessary. 

Meanwhile the city is looking to fill the vacant seat on an interim basis until the special election. City residents, living in Zone 1, are eligible for the position and will find the necessary application form HERE. Deadline is February 20th.


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