Ed Gainey to enter state House race: "Ed Gainey to enter state House race
Saturday, February 11, 2006
Ed Gainey, a former assistant to former Mayor Tom Murphy, today will formally announce his second bid to unseat state Rep. Joseph Preston, D-East Liberty.
Mr. Gainey, 35, will announce his candidacy at 11 a.m. at the Kingsley Association on Frankstown Avenue, Larimer.
Mr. Gainey won the party's endorsement over Mr. Preston two years ago, but he was removed from the ballot by court order due to problems with his nominating petitions.
Mr. Preston has held the office since 1983.