Wurzburger tells SFR that her campaign made mistakes with duplicate signatures and adds that she regrets not deciding to seek public financing earlier.
Still, she plans to press on, which she maintains won’t be an easy task. “If throughout my life something didn’t go how I thought it would [and] I had said, ‘That’s fine, I’m done,’ I would still be in a trailer in Mississippi,” she says. “So that’s the context for how I’m responding to this.”
The three remaining mayoral candidates that did qualify for public financing—City Councilors Patti Bushee, Bill Dimas and former state Democratic Party Chair Javier Gonzales—will each receive $60,000 in public money for the rest of the campaign season. Seven of the 12 overall candidates for city council also qualified for public financing. (JP)