Can Sandy Greyson ‘pass the Crown' to Ally in Far North Dallas Council Race?

Sandy Greyson will soon term out as Far North Dallas’ council member. Again.That means it’s time — again — for someone to take Greyson’s seat at City Hall. Greyson has backed her long-time City Plan Commission representative, Carolyn “Cookie” Peadon, to become her successor in District 12 over two other candidates: Cara Mendelsohn and Daniel Powell.The race will test the value of Greyson's and other endorsements in the district that at its core is a largely suburban community akin to neighbors Richardson, Addison and Plano — filled with single-family homes and rising property values.All three candidates in the race -- which has focused on issues such as public safety, property tax rates and infrastructure -- have ties to Greyson, who was on the council from 1997-2005 and won back her seat in 2011. But her endorsement of Peadon has caused some friction in the race, especially between Mendelsohn and Greyson.  Continue reading...

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