PORTLAND — District 1 City Councilor Belinda Ray is the second declared candidate for mayor.

Ray, who just started her second, three-year term on the council, announced her candidacy  Jan. 31 and gained an endorsement from Councilor Jill Duson. District 2 Councilor Spencer Thibodeau announced his candidacy early last month.

While having raised $42,300 for his campaign as of Dec. 31, 2018, Mayor Ethan Strimling has yet to declare his candidacy. District 4 Councilor Justin Costa last month said he is considering a run and expected to make an announcement in the near future.


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