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Vancouver Mayor Leavitt to announce re-election bid today

Vancouver Mayor Leavitt to announce re-election bid today
Tim Leavitt, Vancouver mayor.
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VANCOUVER, Wash. – Vancouver Mayor Tim Leavitt will announce Thursday he's running for re-election, he told KATU News Wednesday night.

"I'm geared up and ready to go," he said. "We had a fundraiser tonight and raised a good chunk of change."

He said the amount of money he raised will be disclosed Thursday.

Leavitt was elected in November 2009 after beating 14-year incumbent Royce Pollard.

Before being mayor, Leavitt was a city councilor.

His afternoon announcement will be at a downtown business in Vancouver.

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