Clinton endorses Chavez in San Jose mayor's race
Former President Bill Clinton at a rally in support of Proposition
87 yesterday, today endorsed Cindy Chavez for Mayor of San
By Jason Bennert, Bay City News Service
November 2, 2006
SAN JOSE (BCN) - Former President Bill Clinton has endorsed
Vice Mayor Cindy Chavez in the San Jose mayor's race and has recorded
a radio advertisement touting her that began airing today, according
to the Chavez campaign.
Clinton has made a number of campaign appearances in California
in recent weeks in support of Democratic gubernatorial candidate
Angelides and Proposition
"In San Jose, Cindy Chavez is one of the very finest. It's
a tough job running a big city like San Jose. Cindy is up for
that tough job. She brings people together to get things done.
She sees opportunities where other people see only the challenge,''
Clinton says in the radio advertisement.
San Jose Vice Mayor and mayoral candidate Cindy Chavez (right)
with political campaign strategist Darcy Brown. File
Chavez's campaign could use a boost. According to a poll released
this week, Chavez was trailing San Jose City Councilman Chuck
Reed by double digits, 35 percent to 47 percent.
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