Libertarian withdraws from mayoral race: "Libertarian Party standard-bearer Mark Rauterkus said today that he will withdraw from the mayor's race and seek to pass his position on the ballot to Tony Oliva, 27, of Oakland.I just gave an interview to KQV radio (aired at 1:30 pm) and WDUQ radio.
Mr. Rauterkus said he will continue to run for city controller and council."
Wednesday, August 08, 2007
The paperwork to pull out of the mayor's race was turned into the Election Department. It has been one of my stated intentions to serve in the role as a placeholder because the election laws are so ugly in terms of getting third party candidates onto the ballot.