Utica, NY(WIBX) --

Jerry Kraus has announced his candidacy for a second term as councilor at large for the City of Utica.

The Democrat made his announcement this morning on WIBX Radio's First Look.

Kraus is facing a primary challenge from fellow Democrat and first ward councilor Jim Zecca.

Another Democrat, Ed Bucciero, also announced his candidacy today for a second term on the council.