Gary Davis Bows Out of Congressional Race, Will Seek Reelection To Elk Grove City Council

Davis bows out of three-way race to face Lungren Elk Grove City Council member Gary Davis has officially announced he will seek reele...



Davis bows out of three-way race to face Lungren


Elk Grove City Council member Gary Davis has officially announced he will seek reelection to his seat on the Elk Grove City Council in 2010.

Davis posted the following statement on his Facebook page this morning:
Dear Friends,

It is with great enthusiasm and humility that I announce my campaign for reelection to the Elk Grove City Council.

In 2006, Elk Grove soundly voted for change. They wanted a citizen council member - a tireless advocate for good job growth, economic development, strong neighborhoods, reduced crime, and that would put forth a vision for a better Elk Grove. Nearing the end of my first term of office, I am proud to say we have accomplished much. As Mayor and Council Member, I can enthusiastically say we have turned things around and are now heading toward the right path.

I am also proud to announce the support of wide array community leaders from Elk grove and throughout the great Sacramento region.

We have lots more to do. In the coming weeks I will be launching “Elk Grove 20/20” a series of town hall meetings, community discussions, and online dialogues. We will go neighborhood by neighborhood, group by group, business by business, and person by person to develop a 20/20 vision for a stronger Elk Grove.

It is the people of Elk Grove who create the civic infrastructure of our great community and make it strong. It is this strength that gives us great potential. It is this tremendous potential that will enable the City of Elk Grove to become a destination.

I am proud to serve Elk Grove and I humbly ask for the opportunity to continue.

Although bowing out from the congressional race, Davis has carried over his previous endorsements to his reelection bid. The endorsements include the following:

Senate President Pro tem Darrell Steinberg
California State Senator Lois Wolk
California State Assembly Member Joan Buchanan
California State Assembly Member Alyson Huber
Sacramento County Supervisor Roger Dickinson
Elk Grove City Councilmember Jim Cooper
Elk Grove City Councilmember Steve Detrick
Cosumnes Community Service District Member Gil Albiani
Cosumnes Community Service District Member (Fmr.) Pat Perez
Cosumnes Community Service District Member Elaine Wright
Sacramento Municipal Utility District Director Bill Slaton
Sacramento County Office of Education Board Brian Cooley
Los Rios Community College Board Member Kay Albiani
Elk Grove Planning Commissioner George Murphey
Elk Grove Planning Commissioner Sparky Harris
Vernon Billy
Bobbie Singh-Allen
Ami Bera
Connie Conley
Sarah Johnson
Kathy and Steve Lee
Matt Kelly
Patrick Kennedy
Susan McDonald
Davies Ononiwu
Louie Pappas
Elizabeth Pinkerton
Maurice Read
Teresa Rodriguez
Sandi and Tom Russell
Brad Strong
John Taylor
John Wallace
Tom Waltman
Mike Winn







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Malleus Codex said...

I have emailed Davis several times about several issues and he has never afforded me the courtesy of replying. Go ahead and go to Washington, Mr. Davis...you'll fit right in!

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