The primary for Mayor of the City of Knoxville is September 27, 2011. The run-off is November 8, 2011 with the the eventual winner being sworn in mid December 2011. It is going to be a crowded field, first City Councilwoman Marilyn Roddy (a resident of Seqoyah Hills); County Commissioner Ivan Harmon (a resident of Norwood); Madeline Rogero (a resident south of the river) and potentially former Councilman Rob Frost (a resident of fourth and gill); KCDC Director Alvin Nance; Ten Year Plan Director Jon Lawler; successful businessman Mark Padgett; former KPD spokesman Foster Arnett threw his name in the mix yesterday. More will likely surface as individuals get serious. Padgett is the youngest of the group and the one with the most energy to bring new people into the process.