Republican Dr. Jotte announces run for Councilwoman Fraser’s seat

Today’s St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Weds. 09.02.2009) included the following story in its Local Digest on page A3. According to the comments following the on-line version Dr. Jotte [pron. “jot-e”] has a website at http://www.randyjotte.com

It’s interesting to note that Dr. Jotte’s campaign treasurer is Sandy Odenwald, wife of former County Councilman, now Judge Kurt Odenwald, who was defeated by Barbara Fraser in the 2008 election.

It’s been suggested he should be a strong advocate for smoke-free air. One would certainly hope so!

Dr. Randy Jotte

Dr. Randy Jotte

Dr. Randy Jotte to run for St. Louis County Council
By Paul Hampel
09.01.2009 3:06 pm

Dr. Randy Jotte of Webster Groves has announced his candidacy in next year’s election for the 5th District seat on the St. Louis County Council.

Jotte, 49, is seeking the seat that will be vacated by Councilwoman Barbara Fraser, D-University City, who is running for the Missouri State Senate.

Jotte, a Republican, is a emergency physician at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. He served on the Webster Groves City Council from 2004 to 2008, and was mayor pro tem of the city from 2006 to 2008.

Last year, Jotte (pronounced Jot-E) narrowly lost a race for the Missouri House of Representatives to Democrat Jeanne Kirkton.

The treasurer for Jotte’s campaign is Sandy Odenwald, the wife of former 5th District County Councilman Kurt Odenwald.

The other announced candidate for Fraser’s seat is Terri Williams, a Democrat from Webster Groves.

Jotte is the married father of two children.

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