Donor Annoyed By Mark Padgett's Late Fund-Raising

A big contributor to mayoral candidate Mark Padgett received an e-mail invitation to another Padgett fund-raiser last weekend and responded with a blistering e-mail about Padgett’s fund-raising strategy. Padgett has raised the most money by far of anyone in the mayoral race. His e-mailer wondered why he is still raising money when he ought to be spending more time campaigning and spending his funds running commercials.

“You don’t even need to be at this place, and you especially don’t need to be asking people at this point to give you $250. It is way too late in the process to be doing this. You have the money you need…You have waited too long and I fear you are going to pay for it on Election Day.”

The donor adds, “…my friend, I think I might (want) my ($1,000) investment back—and you obviously still have it.”

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Comments » 2

garyknowswell writes:

in response to Number9:

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Number9 brought to you by deskchair wingnuts everywhere.

RJP11 writes:

When you're planning on being in the General Election that follows the Primary why would you stop raising funds just because the Primary is nearing?

Any real "big contributor" with any political savvy would understand this. This smacks of another media-created brouhaha to sling the type of mud Rogero must be withholding until the run-off.

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