Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, leaving with his wife, Michelle Rhee, after speaking to supporters on Tuesday night, conceded the defeat of Measure L on Wednesday<137>, Nov. 5, 2014<137>. The strong-mayor ballot measure marked the fourth time Johnson has proposed increasing his office’s authority.
Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, leaving with his wife, Michelle Rhee, after speaking to supporters on Tuesday night, conceded the defeat of Measure L on Wednesday<137>, Nov. 5, 2014<137>. The strong-mayor ballot measure marked the fourth time Johnson has proposed increasing his office’s authority. José Luis Villegas jvillegas@sacbee.com
Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, leaving with his wife, Michelle Rhee, after speaking to supporters on Tuesday night, conceded the defeat of Measure L on Wednesday<137>, Nov. 5, 2014<137>. The strong-mayor ballot measure marked the fourth time Johnson has proposed increasing his office’s authority. José Luis Villegas jvillegas@sacbee.com
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Strong-mayor plan defeated, Kevin Johnson concedes

November 05, 2014 12:36 PM

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