Auburn city councilman announces intent to run for mayor

AUBURN, AL (WTVM) - An Auburn city councilman says he wants to be the city's next mayor.

Ward Two city councilman Ron Anders announced last night that he will be running in the mayoral election.

Anders has served on the Auburn City Council since 2012.

His bid comes just days after current mayor Bill Ham announced that he would not be seeking re-election after serving the city for 20 years.

The mayoral election will be held August 28.

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