James "Jim" Meidinger
Former Derby City Council Member Ward I
Longest Serving Council Member (Total of 23 years)

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Title

James "Jim" Meidinger
Former Derby City Council Member Ward I
Longest Serving Council Member (Total of 23 years)

Description

Terms
Apr. 20, 1982 - Sept. 01, 1999
Aug. 23, 2005 - Apr. 12, 2011
  • elected Apr. 06, 1982 defeating Ward I incumbent Gerald Fager
  • sworn in Apr. 20, 1982
  • defeated Apr. 05, 1983 for the position of mayor by incumbent Mayor Donald "Don" Storck; continued as Ward I council member
  • James "Jim" Meidinger and Russell "Russ" Cherry defeated Victoria Ehrhardt in the primary Feb. 26, 1985 to run in the general election Apr. 02, 1985
  • re-elected Apr. 02, 1985 defeating Russell "Russ" Cherry
  • Mark Butterfield and James "Jim" Meidinger defeated Albert "Al" Davy in the primary Mar. 03, 1987 to run for mayor in the general election Apr. 07, 1987
  • defeated Apr. 07, 1987 by Mark Butterfield for the position of mayor vacated by Donald "Don" Storck; continued as Ward I council member
  • James "Jim" Meidinger and Russell "Russ" Cherry defeated James Hedden in the primary Feb. 28, 1989 to run in the general election Apr. 04, 1989
  • re-elected Apr. 04, 1989 defeating Russell "Russ" Cherry
  • re-elected Apr. 06, 1993 and ran unopposed
  • re-elected Apr. 01, 1997 and ran unopposed
  • resigned effective Sept. 01, 1999 leaving an unexpired term
  • James "Jim" Meidinger and Troy Wayman defeated Jeff Boone in the primary Feb. 25, 2003 to run in the general election Apr. 01, 2003
  • defeated Apr. 01, 2003 by Ward I incumbent Troy Wayman
  • appointed and sworn in Aug. 23, 2005 to fill the unexpired term of Troy Wayman
  • elected Apr. 03, 2007 and ran unopposed
  • defeated Apr. 05, 2011 and lost the Ward I seat to Randy White

Creator

City of Derby

Source

City of Derby

Collection

Citation

City of Derby, “James "Jim" Meidinger
Former Derby City Council Member Ward I
Longest Serving Council Member (Total of 23 years),” Derbykshistory, accessed January 16, 2022, http://www.derbykshistory.com/items/show/121.

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