Sumi, So Close

Dear folks,

This is just a brief update to let you know that Sumi Kailasapathy lost her Democratic primary on Tuesday, to Ann Arbor City Council incumbent Sandi Smith. I ended up spending a few hours knocking on doors in support of Sumi, and it was really cool to spend time encouraging people to vote and meeting other people who were excited by what she had to say.

Although Sumi lost, she made a great showing–her race was the tightest of the county’s four races in question. She got 45 percent to Smith’s 55 percent. (from the Ann Arbor Chronicle)

Hopefully she’ll make another go of it at some point!

You can see my previous post about Sumi here, and her statement after the election here. (You can also see the endorsements she racked up–including

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