Gretchen Newsom Withdraws from San Diego Mayoral Race

Gretchen Newsom 2016 Mayoral Candidate



Gretchen Newsom issued the following statement on her decision to withdraw from the mayor’s race:

“I have decided that I will not run for Mayor. My husband and I have recently decided to divorce on an amicable basis and, therefore, I need to focus on our son. I appreciate everyone’s respect of our privacy.”

“I want to thank my friends, neighbors, and community for the outpouring of support I have received.  I am honored by and grateful for your enthusiasm to stand with me. Our fight for meaningful investments in working families and our communities must continue. I encourage everyone to support raising the minimum wage and other ballot measures and candidates that lift up working families.”

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