Election 2013: At-Large candidates Clarke, Jeffries outline priorities

Oct 18, 2013

Lansing city council at-large candidates Brian Jeffries (left) and Judi Brown Clarke (right), with host Mark Bashore.
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Our Election 2013 coverage continues today with two of the candidates for the Lansing City Council: Brian Jeffries and Judi Brown Clarke.

Jeffries was first elected to council is 2002 to fill an unfinished term. He won re-election in 2005 and 2009. He’s an attorney who provides legal services for MSU students.

Clarke is the Diversity Director for the National Science Foundation’s Bio-Computational Evolution in Action Consortium (BEACON) Center at MSU. A well-known athlete, she won the silver medal in the 400 meter hurdles at the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles. She’s married to District Court Judge Hugh Clarke.

There are four candidates running for two at-large seats on the council. We’ll talk with the other candidates, Kathie Dunbar and Ted O’Dell, next week.