By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – There’s a new candidate running for the mayor’s office here in Pittsburgh.READ MORE: Woman Charged In Connection With Shooting Death Of 18-Year-Old North Hills Graduate Ahmir Tuli
Marlin Woods, an East Liberty native, launched his campaign on Thursday night with a rally in Highland Park.READ MORE: 19-Year-Old Worker Dies On Neville Island After Falling 50-60 Feet Off Roof
His campaign website describes him as a “small business owner, public speak, author, and ordained minister.”
“Customizable solutions by having you articulate to the mayor’s office and how we do that is by gathering you together to the table of discussion,” Woods said during his rally. “The table of collaboration, which is what community looks like.”MORE NEWS: Man In New Castle Seriously Injured After 2,000 Pounds Of Steel Mesh Falls On Him
State Representative Ed Gainey won the Democratic primary, defeating incumbent Mayor Bill Peduto, and Democratic candidate Tony Moreno won the Republican primary through write-in votes, but has not said if he will accept the Republican nomination.