Roanoke Republicans made it official last night, selecting business owner Mark Lucas as their candidate for mayor. Lucas faces Democrat David Bowers, who is seeking re-election in May. There is no Republican candidate for City Council, but the three Democrat incumbents seeking re-election will face an Independent — Brandon Bushnell. More on the challenger from WFIR’s Evan Jones.[audio:http://wfirnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/02-24-Bushnell-Wrap1-WEB.mp3|titles=02-24 Bushnell Wrap1-WEB]
Click here for Brandon Bushnell’s campaign website.