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DeShawn Williams is running for mayor in Urbana

DeShawn Williams has just announced his candidacy for mayor of Urbana. Williams currently serves as the Chief Deputy Treasurer of Champaign County, and has previously served on the Champaign County Board. 

He will hold an official announcement event at 6 p.m. tonight, Thursday, December 15th, at Baldarotta’s in Lincoln Square Mall. 

The next mayoral election is in 2025; current mayor Diane Marlin has suggested she will likely not seek reelection

Read the full press release below; follow along on social media for updates

Image of a press release annoucing DeShawn Williams' candidacy for Urbana mayor. Image from DeShawn Williams' email announcement.

Image from DeShawn Williams’ email annoucement.  


Top photo previously provided by DeShawn Williams.


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