Santa Fe District 3 City Councilor Chris Rivera discussed his decision to withdraw from the 2014 mayor's race on Julia Goldberg's show this morning.
Official Press Release:
City Councilor and former Fire Chief, Chris Rivera has decided to withdraw from consideration for the March 2014 Mayoral Election following discussion with family, friends and close supporters. Councilor Rivera is a freshman councilor and is half way into his first term representing District #3 and serves on the Public Works, Public Utilities, Santa Fe Solid Waste Management Agency, Public Safety, and Business and Quality of Life Committees.
“I started this process several months ago and the single most important thing I have learned is that–– I have a lot to learn,” stated Councilor Chris Rivera. “I would like to thank everyone that encouraged and supported me throughout the process. I would also like to remind and encourage all citizens of Santa Fe to register to vote and exercise that privilege in all elections, because now, more than ever, it is important to make your voice heard.”
Councilor Rivera plans to continue to serve the constituents of District #3, the citizens of Santa Fe and guests to our beautiful city. He will also focus his attention on his young family.