Date: Wed, Jun 4, 2014 at 11:12 AM
To: Robert Shattuck <firstname.lastname@example.org>
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
I’m glad I took the step of running for Secretary of State and grateful for all the support that you and others gave the campaign.
While it would be easy to feel tired or discouraged at the end of a long endeavor, we don’t have that luxury – there’s too much work still to do. My campaign was part of a larger, pro-democracy movement that grows stronger with every passing day and which I believe is crucial for our country to move forward.
Our campaign received more small donations than any other candidate in the race. I discovered, and was inspired by, a small army of activists within the California Democratic Party who are working every day to make California politics a little better.
Among the positive developments in the race: