Sara Kohen to oppose Aimee Melton within the Omaha Metropolis Council race
OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) – The Douglas County Election Commission has certified the signatures to put Sara Kohen on the ballot for the April 6, 2021, primary election for Omaha City Council.
Kohen will be running for District 7 in northwest Omaha against sitting Councilwoman Aimee Melton.
Kohen is a mother of four, a graduate of the University of Nebraska College of Law, and a school administrator.
In a news release announcing her candidacy, Kohen specifically mentioned decision-making in regards to mitigating community spread of COVID-19, saying that if elected, she will “make strategic decisions, based on evidence about what actually works, and with an eye toward long-term goals. We need to be nimble enough to respond to changing circumstances, but always thinking about where we want Omaha to be in five, ten, or twenty years … Doing what we can to get the pandemic under control is, of course, crucial, and we need to make sure that we’re following expert advice to help control the spread of COVID-19. “
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