Citing Health Reasons, Longtime Sacramento Councilmember Announces Retirement

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Longtime Sacramento City Councilmember Bonnie Pannell will retire in June, before the end of her fifth term, citing health reasons.

Pannell represents District 8, which includes the Meadowview, Parkway and North Laguna neighborhoods.

She is suffering from Primary Progressive Aphasia, a rare neurological condition that makes speech and communication difficult.

Pannell’s seat will be filled in a special election in November.

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