Four people are running for Pittsburgh City Council in a Feb. 3 special election to replace Dan Deasy, now a state representative. The deadline for filing nominating petitions was yesterday.
Theresa Smith, 49, of Westwood, was chosen by Democratic Committee members to represent her party. Republican Committee members chose Chris Metz, 24, of Sheraden. Democrat Georgia Blotzer, 59, of Mount Washington will run as an independent, and Democrat Brendan Schubert, 25, of Westwood will run under the Schubert for Council banner.