[Summit] Marcus Mitchell, gossip from mayoral forum

Art Norwalk art at norwalkcom.com
Fri Oct 10 15:37:54 CDT 2014


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construction. Meantime he's on LinkedIn and you can learn much about him there.

Kim -- typo: we are Ward 3, not 4.

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-- Art

At 04:27 PM 10/10/2014, Mark E. Santow wrote:

>hi neighbors:
>
>I'm as interested as anyone in seeing a 
>competitive election in our ward, but can anyone 
>give me a brief bio of Marcus Mitchell, and what 
>some of his positions or priorities might 
>be?  We have to assume that if a write-in 
>candidate gets a significant number of votes in 
>November, that person would have a head start on 
>a challenge in 2018 -- so I'd like to have a 
>better sense of what Marcus stands for, who he is, etc.
>
>thanks!
>m
>203 Rochambeau Avenue
>
>Mark Santow
>Associate Professor and Chair, History
>University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth
>
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>"Dogma is the enemy of human freedom...The human 
>spirit glows from that small inner doubt of 
>whether we are right, while those who believe 
>with complete certainty that they possess the 
>right are dark inside and darken the world with cruelty, pain, and injustice."
>
>Saul Alinsky, Rules for Radicals, 1971
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>From: "Kim Clark" <ktcxyz at cox.net>
>To: "KELLY TAYLOR" <ktaylor at ktid.net>
>Cc: "Summit Listserv" <summit at sna.providence.ri.us>
>Sent: Friday, October 10, 2014 3:21:39 PM
>Subject: Re: [Summit] Marcus Mitchell, gossip from mayoral forum
>
>someone should tell him that the most important 
>thing he can do is print cheapo business cards 
>with “Write in Marcus Mitchell, City Council, 
>Ward 4 instead of voting for Kevin Jackson”.
>
>Easy to take to the polls to remind us of correct spelling and which race.
>
>k
>On Oct 10, 2014, at 3:04 PM, KELLY TAYLOR 
><<mailto:ktaylor at ktid.net>ktaylor at ktid.net> wrote:
>
>I hope that everyone will tell everyone else 
>they know in this area to vote for 
>Mitchell.  Write him in!!!  And if you can, write him a check.
>He will be going door to door soon, if he hasn’t come by you already.
>
>And for those of you that don’t know, this is 
>an important race not just for this 
>neighborhood, but for shaping the next city 
>council.  If Jackson stays in, he has the 
>potential to be very far up the chain of command 
>of the council, and I’m not sure many of us 
>would benefit from that—citywide.
>
>We have to make this hhappen!
>
>Cheers,
>Kelly
>
>
>KELLY TAYLOR, IIDA, LEED GA, NCIDQ #018910
>
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><mailto:ktaylor at ktid.net>ktaylor at ktid.net
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>
>On Oct 10, 2014, at 9:15 AM, Theresa Mathiesen 
><<mailto:elvamath at gmail.com>elvamath at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>I agree.  Thank you, Geoff.
>
>Elva Mathiesen
>
>On Thu, Oct 9, 2014 at 11:35 PM, Kerry Kohring 
><<mailto:kerrykohring at gmail.com>kerrykohring at gmail.com> wrote:
>Very interesting, Geoff. And newsy, so it qualifies.
>           Kerry
>
>
>On Oct 9, 2014, at 11:12 PM, Geoff Griffin wrote:
>
>I happened to be passing by the library as 
>tonight's forum ended, and I ended up hanging around for a while.
>
>I met Marcus Mitchell, who is quite optimistic 
>about his chances, running as a write-in against 
>Kevin Jackson. He tells me Jackson only has a 
>15% approval rating, that there is no mysterious 
>base of support. The challenge for Mitchell, 
>then, is just to get his name out there (and get 
>people to spell it correctly!). He seemed like a 
>really genuine guy, and he sat on the wall 
>chatting with me until long after everyone else had left.
>
>I also ended up in a conversation with Dr 
>Harrop, the Republican candidate. He was quite 
>f?f7 rank about supporting Elorza. He wants to 
>do whatever it takes to help Elorza win, and his 
>polling data indicates that Elorza might do 
>better if Harrop stays in, and draws a few 
>thousand diehard anti-Hispanic or anti-Democrat 
>votes that otherwise would go Cianci. He admits 
>that that is ugly - pandering to racists?!? - 
>but, again, he is willing to do whatever it takes.
>
>Hope this qualifies as news, and not 
>campaigning. My apologies in advance if it seems 
>inappropriate. But I found myself oddly 
>optimistic after meeting these two decent, 
>polite, very different men, and I wanted to share.
>
>--
>Geoff Griffin
><http://www.gordonschool.org/>www.gordonschool.org
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