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School board candidate's advertorial snafu

Original post made on Nov 3, 2012

A candidate running for the local elementary and middle school district's board of trustees said he thought he was being truthful when he claimed in a political advertisement that a former Mountain View city manager opposed a recent education bond measure.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, November 2, 2012, 1:39 PM

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Posted by Steven Nelson
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Nov 3, 2012 at 8:58 am

It's painful to admit this truth, but Nick wrote a pretty accurate assessment of my error. So, A PUBLIC APOLOGY to both Kevin and the Measure G committee. I had two good chances to recheck 'my memory' with Kevin before I sent in the copy (one a phone conversation about August) and I failed to do so. Mea culpa.
Private apologies were mailed the other day.
I re-read a posting I'd done after the June election - my memory had expanded some vague comments Kevin and I had shared on Simidian and his HSR no vote - into something that Kevin did not discuss (retracting his G endorsement).


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