In a phone conversation
with Snyder, a veteran of state and local politics, he confirmed
that he will use the press conference to announce his bid to become
Lincoln's next mayor.
Snyder will join a list of mayoral candidates that includes
incumbent Beth Davis-Kavelman, Mike Thornton and Pat O'Neill, who
have previously announced. Below is a copy of Snyder's press
Mayoral campaign announcement
LINCOLN, IL - Keith Snyder, Vice-President of the Lincoln
Community High School Board of Education, will make a public
announcement regarding the 2009 City of Lincoln Mayoral Election
The announcement will be on Tuesday, September 30th, at 4:30 p.m.
on the grassy lot at the corner of Kickapoo and Pekin Streets,
across from the Scully Building. The public is invited.
Snyder, who served on the District 27 Board of Education for nine
years, is employed as Assistant Vice-President at Lincoln Christian
College and Seminary. A Lincoln native, Snyder graduated from LCHS
and earned a BA in Political Studies from the University of Illinois
at Springfield and an MBA from Illinois State University. He had a
23-year career with the Illinois State Senate as a legislative
analyst and ethics officer.
[Text copied from file received]