80-20 will onlyrecommend an AsAm candidate to you, if we've studied and mostly approved of the candidate's
a) political career and activities,
b) his/her chance of winning the particular campaign, and
c) his/her personal & political value system.
We are proudto strongly recommend to you Michelle Wu for the Mayorship of Boston. We think, if elected, her service to Boston will make all of us proud.
Michelle has won city-wide elections 4 times as an at-large candidate for city councilor, topping the ticket in 2 elections. She was elected by her colleagues unanimously to be the council president in 2016 . “I am witness to Michelle’s grace under fire, in every single one of these (politically pressurized) situations,” said fellow Councilor Lydia Edwards who endorsed her to be the mayor, together with many experienced politicians in MA, including U. S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren.
Right after Michelle had graduated from Harvard and married, she left her consulting job in Boston to go to Chicago to take care of her mother, who had a mental illness, and her two younger sisters. Michelle also had volunteered in Boston’s Chinatown, helping immigrants seeking citizenship.
For all of the above and more, click here to read a Boston Globe article about Michelle Wu as a candidate for Mayor. Today, Boston Globe published "A double standard for Boston’s acting mayor" about Kim Janey, who is Michelle's closest competitor in the mayoral race. Wow, what a great break for Michelle. For polling info. about the race, click here. Wu is the leading candidate, Janey is second.
Help Her & Ourselves - Pass the $80.20 Message
Michelle Wu will be facing a non-partisan primary on Sept. 14. We anticipate that she will emerge as 1 of the 2 winners. The 2 winners will face a run-off on Nov. 2. The 6 officers & board members of 80-20 Empowerment PAC have pledged to donate more than $5,000 to Michelle. As you know 80-20' Board NEVER raises money for itself or others, without first donating to the same cause themselves - a necessary ethical tradition.
We strongly urge you to help!For DONATION to Michelle Wu click here. Please help her by donating$802.0($1,000 is the maximum allowed) or$80.20or$8.02. That way Michelle Wu will know that the donations come from 80-20 supporters who reward her for representing us well - our values and our political aspiration to be equal citizens. If you want to donate more than $80.20, simply donate $80.20 several times.To mail a check, make it out to "The Wu Committee" and send it to P.O. Box 960782, Boston, MA 02109. If you live in Boston, click here to volunteer.
Let me know, after you've donated. Together, we shall overcome.