Meet the Omaha Mayor and City Council

Jim Suttle

Omaha’s 50th mayor

Elected: 2009

Party: Democrat

Profession: Former executive, HDR Inc., former public works director, City of Omaha

Family: Wife, Deb, two daughters

Twitter: @JimSuttle

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Pete Festersen

District 1: Dundee, Benson, Florence

Elected: 2009

Party: Democrat

Profession: President, Strategic Business Development LLC

Family: Wife, Paige, two children, Anna and Caroline

Twitter: @PeteFestersen

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Ben Gray

District 2: North Omaha

Elected: 2009

Party: Democrat

Profession: Retired journalist, KETV

Family: Wife, Freddie, seven children

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Chris Jerram

District 3: Midtown and downtown

Elected: 2009

Party: Democrat

Profession: Lawyer, Kelley & Jerram

Family: Wife, Jennifer, two children, Katie and Shannon

Twitter: @ChrisJerram

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Garry Gernandt

District 4: South Omaha

Elected: 2001

Party: Democrat

Profession: Retired, Omaha Police Department

Family: Single

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Jean Stothert

District 5: Southwest Omaha

Elected: 2009

Party: Republican

Profession: Former nurse

Family: Husband, Joseph, two children, Elizabeth and Andrew

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Franklin Thompson

District 6: West-central Omaha

Elected: 2001

Party: Republican

Profession: Associate professor, University of Nebraska at Omaha

Family: Wife, Beverly, four children, Jasmine, Franque, Ivy and Kelly

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Thomas Mulligan

District 7: Northwest Omaha

Appointed: 2010

Party: Republican

Profession: Operations executive, Union Pacific

Family: Wife, Mary Ann, two children, Michael and Maureen