Keenan Cortez, 4-Year General Council Candidate

Keenan Cortez, Joplin City Council Candidate 2020

After being appointed to the council in March, incumbent Keenan Cortez is running to keep his four-year seat in the Joplin at-large election.

A Marine Corp Veteran and avid volunteer, Cortez has voted on council issues like the Joplin Tobacco21 Ordinance and most recently, the hiring of the newest Joplin City Manager.

In an interview with FSHP, Cortez told us, “I find it exciting and an honor to serve the citizens of Joplin in the ways that I have since 2004.”

Learn more about Cortez’s campaign by visiting his Facebook page, Cortez for Joplin City Council.

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

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

Voters will make the final decision on Election Day, April 7, 2020.

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