Haynes Files to Keep Council Seat

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A Topeka City Council member's decision to seek re-election means there will be a primary in his district.

Bill Haynes filed Monday to seek re-election to the 5th district position. He was first elected to the council in 2003.

His decision brings the total number of candidates in the race to four, triggering a primary election March 3. The top three vote-getters advance to the April general election.

Also in the race are Larry Wolgast, Mike Padilla and Carl Lundquist.

The filing deadline is noon Tuesday, January 27th.