He's being challenged this election by Charli Smith. Here's Friedel's announcement:
Tom Friedel has announced his candidacy for the 10th aldermanic district in the City of Racine. First elected in April 2000, Friedel is currently chairman of the city’s Finance and Personnel committee. He serves as president of the Library Board of Trustees, president of the Water Commission and chairman of the Economic Development Committee. He is also a member of the Wastewater Commission, Community Development Committee and Executive Committee.
“Public service has been a rewarding and fulfilling way for me to give something back to the community. I look forward to the challenges and opportunities confronting our city and the tenth district and will continue to put forth the effort necessary to make knowledgeable decisions that are in the best interest of all city residents.”