Former Des Moines City Councilmember Luisa Bangs was elected by a 3 – 2 vote to fill the unexpired term of recently resigned Victor Pennington at Thursday night’s (Feb. 13, 2020) meeting.

Bangs took her place on the Council after being sworn in to Position No. 3.

She will serve in this position until Pennington’s term expires December 31, 2021.

Bangs lost her Position No. 2 seat by 120 votes to newcomer JC Harris in the Nov. 5, 2019 election.

Councilmember Jeremy Nutting had an excused absence.

NOTE: We will have more detailed story on this meeting soon…