Ferguson will not run for Hamilton mayor

Lloyd FergusonLloyd Ferguson won’t be jumping into the crowded Hamilton mayoral race.

The Ancaster councillor officially quashed long-running rumours about his candidacy for the city’s top job Monday, but did vow to seek re-election in Ward 12.

“I agonized over it,” said Ferguson, adding the decision didn’t get any easier after incumbent Bob Bratina announced he wouldn’t run again.

Two other council members, Brian McHattie and Brad Clark, have jumped into the mayoral race so far.  Former politicians Fred Eisenberger and Don Ross are also in the mix.  Rookie Crystal Lavigne,  pot activist Michael Baldasaro and taxi activist Ejaz Butt have registered as well.

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