In recent years, former moderate Republicans such as Stephen Rapundalo, Marcia Higgins and Jane Lumm
have left that party.
Council members Jane Lumm and Kirk Westphal are each working on proposals to amend the Ann Arbor City Charter to allow for non-partisan elections.
Five neighborhood friendly incumbents are up for election this year: Sabra Briere (Ward 1), Jane Lumm
(Ward 2), Stephen Kunselman (Ward 3), Jack Eaton (Ward 4) and Mike Anglin (Ward 5).
(I) incumbent (neighborhood friendly)