Christina Williams, Joplin City Council Candidate 2020

Newcomer Christina Williams is one of four candidates looking to fill two at-large seats on the Joplin City Council.

In her opening statement at a February public forum, Williams emphasized her expertise as a designer for a local architecture firm, stating:

“I have the honor to work on projects that literally change the landscape of the city.”

Williams describes herself as creative and pragmatic with a passion for cycling — especially when it ties into issues close to her heart. Learn more about her candidacy by visiting her Facebook page, Christina Williams for Joplin.

Four people are running for two four-year general seats. Those candidates are Shawna Ackerson, Joshua Bard, incumbent Keenan Cortez, and Christina Williams.

There are three other open seats on the Joplin City Council with a total of 11 candidates running.

The election will be held on Tuesday, April 7th.