[UPDATE: And oh, here comes Supervisor John Avalos, right on schedule. Who'll be next to join the 10k Club?]
Well there I was piloting Mom’s Taxi down an area “traffic sewer” or “incomplete street” and what do I see but Team Herrera marching on City Hall.
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I’ll tell you, AFAICS, this campaign and Senator Leland Yee‘s are the big ones, so far anyway:
An enthusiastic vanguard:
All’s left to do is the counting.
Oh, here they are, at the terminus:
Here are the deets from Dennis Jose:
I’m just walking out of the Department of Elections with a team of my supporters and I wanted you to be among the first to hear my big news. WE DID IT!
After almost two months of knocking on doors, canvassing street corners and going from neighborhood to neighborhood telling San Franciscans my plan to make this a city that works, my team of outstanding volunteers and I gathered over 10,881 signatures.
As we kickoff the next phase of the campaign, we want you to join our team.
Thanks to all of your incredible hard work we not only achieved, but exceeded our goal. This was a grassroots effort from hundreds of supporters like you – hard working dedicated members of Team Herrera who know how important this election is.
On Team Herrera we know that local government can positively impact people’s lives each and every day. With your continued support and help, we will win in November, but it won’t be easy and I need your continued support, will you commit to join me?
Thanks for all that you do,
Oh, and there’s this too:
San Francisco – City Attorney Dennis Herrera’s campaign for mayor collected over 10,000 signatures to place his name on the ballot as a candidate for mayor. This grassroots effort, spearheaded by hundreds of dedicated volunteers, demonstrates his deep volunteer base and citywide support. This afternoon at the Department of Elections, Herrera will be joined by a team of supporters and staff who helped him reach this goal as they turn in their signatures together.
“I am immensely proud of the hard work my team of volunteers and supporters put in to make this day a reality,” Herrera said. “It’s just another example of the strength of our campaign, and this is only the beginning. From now until November 8th we will be at every doorstep and in every neighborhood talking to voters about how we’ll make San Francisco a city that works. I’m confident that we’ll be successful on Election Day.”
The signature gathering period began on June 4th and requires that each mayoral candidate gather 10,000 signatures in lieu of paying the $5,048 fee.
In 2001, Herrera became the first Latino ever elected City Attorney of San Francisco, and he was overwhelmingly re-elected in 2005 and 2009. As City Attorney, Herrera has used the power of the office to help protect consumers, defend our civil liberties, and protect the environment and air quality. He is running for Mayor to make San Francisco a city that works – getting back to basics and delivering services that we depend on.”
Who’ll be next to make this march before the deadline?
*Oops. Chewy was on the scene after all.