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Schaaf for Mayor?

By Matt Artz
Sunday, November 3rd, 2013 at 4:18 pm in Uncategorized.

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Nothing yet from the mare’s mouth, but I had a couple well-connected people tell me Friday afternoon that Libby Schaaf is starting preparations for a mayoral run.

It’s hard to gauge political ramifications with ranked-choice voting, but a run by Schaaf could swing some money and volunteer energy away from Joe Tuman. 

Running would be a big gamble for Schaaf. She’s up for re-election to the council next year, so she’d have to give up her seat to run for mayor.

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