Gentle Reader, did you have the foresight to be born in San Francisco? No? I thought not.
Well, that’s why your campaign to unseat incumbent Mark Farrell won’t work.
BTW, did you know that he’s a ”native San Franciscan who grew up in District 2?” And now that you know, he’ll never let you forget it.
The news of the day:
“Supervisor Mark Farrell Reports Raising Over $200,000 for Re-Election Campaign
San Francisco – District 2 Supervisor Mark Farrell announced he has raised over $200,000 in his campaign for re-election to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. As of December 31, 2013 Supervisor Farrell reported raising $199,602 from more than 550 donors, representing a wide breadth of supporters from District 2, small business owners, labor leaders and a wide group of San Francisco residents.
“As a native San Franciscan who grew up in District 2, it is an incredible honor to represent the neighborhoods and residents of District 2 on the Board of Supervisors,” stated Supervisor Farrell. “I am excited about the success of our fundraising efforts, but I do not take anything for granted, and will continue to work hard and actively engage with the neighborhoods and residents of District 2 throughout the campaign and my tenure in office.”
“I am incredibly grateful to everyone who donated to my campaign, no matter how big or small their contributions, and I am humbled by the large number of constituents who have already signed up to support my re-election campaign,” continued Farrell.
Approximately half of Supervisor Farrell’s contributors are District 2 residents. Other notable contributors include local political leaders from Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom to Small Business Commission President Steven Adams, labor organizations including Firefighters Local 798 and Laborers Local 261, and civic leaders including Walter and Julia Haas and Diane Wilsey.
“As we head toward the November election, I look forward to beginning our house party program and connecting in smaller settings with the residents of District 2, sharing ideas and concerns, and working together to make the neighborhoods of District 2 the most vibrant part of our City,” continued Farrell. “My campaign held over 100 house parties in 2010 and I look forward to 100 more in 2014.”
Supervisor Mark Farrell represents District 2 in San Francisco, which includes the Presidio, Marina, Cow Hollow, Pacific Heights, Presidio Heights, Anza Vista, Laurel Heights, Jordan Park, the Lake Street corridor, Sea Cliff and parts of Russian Hill.
First elected in November 2010, Supervisor Farrell currently serves as Chair of the Board of Supervisors Budget and Finance Committee, a founding member of the 2016-2017 Super Bowl Bid Committee, and also serves on eight other local and state Boards and Committees.
Supervisor Farrell’s legislative priorities include advancing policies and projects that boost local economic development, ensure neighborhood vitality, and enhance public safety and quality of life issues that affect all San Franciscans. For more information please visit www.markfarrell.com.