Hamilton Township Mayor Kelly Yaede announced her bid for re-election Tuesday in front of a crowd of Hamiltonians at the newly renovated Hamilton Lanes & Entertainment Center.
“I’m running to protect Hamilton values with strong leadership that has been tested and proven time and time again.” said Yaede, a Republican.
Yaede has been mayor since November 2012, when she was appointed to the position by township council to fill an unexpired term. She won re-election in 2013 and again in 2015. She previously served on the township Board of Education and township council.
“Join me in this fight,” Yaede said. “Because Hamilton is worth fighting for, our families are worth fighting for.”
Yaede touted Hamilton’s low crime rate, booming economic development and stable property taxes among her biggest accomplishments. she vowed to continue to fight for the people of Hamilton when re-elected in November.
Council President Jeff Martin, a Democrat, wants to unseat Yaede this year and you can read more about him here.