Mayor Marie Gilmore

In a brief press conference in front of City Hall, Mayor Marie Gilmore conceded the mayor's race to Trish Spencer today at 11 a.m. She congratulated Spencer on her win and also congratulated Frank Matarrese and Jim Oddie on winning City Council seats.

She said that she would not ask for a recount.

 

See the fully story, courtesy of our online partner The Alamedan here: http://thealamedan.org/news/election-2014-gilmore-concedes-spencer-alame...

 

It has been my pleasure and honor to be Alameda’s Poet Laureate for the past two and a half years. I was selected by former Mayor Marie Gilmore in 2014 to pick up the mantle for a three-year term after the passing of Alameda’s first Poet Laureate, Mary Rudge.