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Wilton Manors Mayor Scott Newton believes there is plenty of work to be done in the city, and is asking voters for a new term. He made the announcement on Facebook on Dec. 9.

The statement reads: “It's official! I am pleased to announce that I have submitted my paperwork to run for re-election in November 2022. I feel that in the last year the commission under my leadership has made great strides. If you share my vision and want to see this progress continue. I would be grateful for your support.”

Newton was most recently elected mayor in 2020, when he beat Julie Carson and Josie Smith-Malave. He was also mayor from 2004-2008. Newton served on the City Commission for 12 years, as vice mayor for two years, and has chaired the city’s planning and zoning committee as well.

He’s spent most of his childhood and entire adult life living in Wilton Manors and serving community organizations. Newton’s work includes involvement with Wilton Manors Little League, Dolphin Democrats, and Kiwanis Club.

The election is scheduled for November 8, 2022, with early voting running from Oct. 24 through Nov. 6.

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