50-year-old author and activist Stacy Bannerman will seek the nomination to run for Alan Bates’ seat.
Bannerman joins former Talent Police Chief Mike Moran and Medford City Councilor Kevin Stine as candidates.
Democrats will convene at the Medford library this Friday to select interim candidates and a candidate for the election in November.
Republicans will meet next Tuesday to pick their candidate at the Inn at the Commons.
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