Jackie Goodman Not Running For Mayor
Former City Council member not making a May run
By Wells Dunbar,
11:37AM, Mon. Nov. 10, 2008
And the field of unofficial mayoral candidates narrows yet again – first it was former council member Bill Spelman, now its fellow ex-CM Jackie Goodman. She writes Newsdesk thusly:
I will not be announcing a run for Mayor.Now's as good a time as any to note (if our calculations are correct) that today, November 10, is the first day mayoral and council candidates can formally announce and start spending money. (Unless they're serving on the council already and have promised not to trigger a special election with their announcement. This guy's different because his council term's up the same time as the mayoral election, hence, triggering no special election.)
In realistically assessing what would have to be a more "populist" or "grassroots" effort, we simply do not have the resources in hand necessary to achieve the high-dollar campaign and organization that an Austin mayoral bid has come to mandate.
With many other Austin voters, I'll be listening to our mayoral candidates' positions, priorities, proposals and philosophies on critical issues of importance to me.
Thank you for your time, Jackie Goodman
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