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Hillary Clinton Campaign Press Release - Sparks City Councilman John Mayer Endorses Clinton

August 17, 2007

The Clinton campaign today announced the endorsement of Sparks City Councilman John Mayer.

"As an educator I understand that preparing our youth to face the challenges of tomorrow is essential for the country's future," said Councilman Mayer. "Senator Clinton's vision, advocacy and dedication to our children make her uniquely qualified to fix our broken educational system and ensure that all American children have the opportunity to succeed. In addition, Senator Clinton's support for rural America -- and specifically rural agriculture - signifies that she is in tune with the needs of our diverse communities. Our nation is ready for change and Hillary Clinton is ready to lead. I am thrilled to support her historic bid for the presidency and I look forward to mobilizing support for her campaign throughout northern Nevada."

Councilman Mayer has served on the Sparks City Council, representing Ward 1, since June, 1991. He serves on the Regional Transportation Commission, Parks & Recreation Commission, Tourism & Marketing Committee, Multi-cultural Awareness Committee, Information Technology Steering Committee, and is Mayor pro tem of the Sparks Redevelopment Agency and an alternate to the Debt Management Commission, among other assignments. He is a life-time resident of Sparks, where he and his wife have raised two daughters and a son. John is retired from the Washoe County School District after more than 30 years of service.

"The campaign is excited and honored to have John's endorsement," said Clinton Nevada Chair Rory Reid. "He is a proven leader in the city of Sparks and his commitment to the people of Northern Nevada will play a meaningful role in organizing support for Senator Clinton.

Hillary Clinton, Hillary Clinton Campaign Press Release - Sparks City Councilman John Mayer Endorses Clinton Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/292631

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