Sacramento‘s Mayoral Race is one of the quietest on record. With the primary less than a week away, the local media has been relatively silent. Much of it has to do with low profile candidates running for the office.
Mayor Kevin Johnson‘s war chest is 10 ten times of his rivals. However there is trouble in Democratland. He hasn’t received on major endorsement from a local ranking Democrat. The largest political club the Stonewall Democrats have made recommations for next Tuesday’s primary with one major omission.
The mayor’s snub of the cities Influentual Neighborhood Associations could haunt him at the ballot box.
Former Sacramento Mayor Anne Rudin is the city’s Grand Dame, well connected and respected. At 88, her mind is sharp, she has a command of city politics and her reach is commanding . Any Candidate will welcome her support.
The recipient of her support is a Republican, Jonathan Michael Rewers. Rewers is also endorsed by the two term former mayor of Sacramento Heather Fargo and joining them is Former Sacramento County Supervisor Illa Collin.