He has the cash, the celebrity. So despite record low poll ratings Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson blew off Sacramento League of Women Voters North Laguna Creek Neighborhood Association, River Park Neighborhood Association as well as other groups…..
Johnson’s campaign manager told media in numerous interviews leading up to the forum that Johnson would not attend because the mayor faces “no viable candidates” in the race.
Results Sacramento Bee Poll (Friday, May 18,2012)
What kind of job has Kevin Johnson done as Sacramento mayor?
Total Votes: 601
Four years ago, the Mayor of Sacramento, Heather
Fargo, appeared at every forum side by side with a whole pack of candidates viable and otherwise. It was probably pretty grueling, you know, because of the multiple sclerosis
. She needed help getting around, but she showed up
to defend her record in public. Meanwhile, Johnson ran around and called Fargo weak and ineffectual, promising a “city that works for everyone.”
Today, Sacramento really doesn’t work for anyone. It’s the city itself that seems exhausted. And the mayor doesn’t show up to debate it.
Yesterday former Sacramento Mayor Heather Fargo endorsed mayoral candidate Jonathan Rewers. Mayor Johnson told reporters “That’s one Vote’ ” Congratulations to him:
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