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Hughes Announced Candidacy for Mayor of Waukee

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Name: Shelly Hughes

Address: 90 Aidan Street

Waukee, IA 50263

Phone: 515-556-9928

January 22, 2019

Shelly Hughes announces her candidacy for the 2019 Waukee Mayoral Election

Shelly Hughes proudly announces her candidacy for the 2019 election for Mayor of the City of Waukee.  

After representing the City of Waukee for the last eight years as a city Councilmember, Hughes plans to continue to lead with passion and dedication with a formal announcement of her candidacy for Mayor.  

Since 2010, Hughes has demonstrated focused, sound decision-making with a confident outlook for the future of Waukee. During her time as a Councilmember, Hughes has contributed to responsible and strategic decisions during Waukee’s exponential growth in both residential and commercial areas. Hughes has been a part of the creation of Kettlestone and the Grand Prairie Parkway interchange, extensive retail and commercial growth, and she has been strategic in projects such as the splash pad being constructed in Fox Creek Park and the new Fridley Theaters set to open early this year.

“I believe I’m the best person to keep Waukee moving forward. I have the dedication and experience to lead, and want to partner with others who have a similar passion for our city. I will strengthen and build relationships within Waukee -- and throughout the metro -- to grow our potential. I truly believe we’re all better together. We have critical decisions to make with the continued rapid growth, and yet we need to remain fiscally conservative while providing the amenities our citizens desire. I look forward to the opportunity to continue serving the citizens of Waukee in this leadership role.”  

Election Day is Tuesday, November 5, 2019.

About Shelly Hughes. Since 2010, Hughes has served Waukee, Iowa, as a City Councilmember. She and her husband, Brian, along with their two boys are proud to call Waukee home. Hughes is very active in Waukee and, growing up in Iowa, is passionate about cultivating its hometown atmosphere. She has served on metro Boards and is currently liaison to the Waukee Community School District. Learn more about Hughes and her campaign at or

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