But Walker vows to shake things up if she's elected next week. If all three shadow council candidates win their races, they could probably form a working majority with the support of incumbent councilman Brian Starling, who is frequently at odds with his colleagues. If the shadow council comes to power, Walker says the old days of a city council dominated by the chamber of commerce will come to an end.
"There's a coalition on council that thinks that growth is good," says Walker. "I think it's time to revisit that assumption."