Four Democratic Metro Council members have endorsed write-in candidate Ken Herndon in the race for the 6th District seat. The seat was previously held by George Unseld. Independent Deonte Hollowell was appointed after Unseld’s death in June.

Herndon was nearly appointed before Hollowell. The county Democratic Party also considered nominating Herndon to run for the seat, but chose former Fraternal Order of Police president David James instead. The GOP nominated Candace Jaworski.

Council President Tom Owen and council members Jon Ackerson, Rick Blackwell and Tina Ward-Pugh have all endorsed Herndon.