Kring prevails in Anaheim!

I was so happy to find out that my friend Lucille Kring has succeeded in her campaign for a seat on the Anaheim City Council. Take that Pringle! Kring is exactly the kind of independent politician that Anaheim needs. Here is what the Times has to say about her electoral success:

Shoe leather attests to Anaheim council winner’s grit

A narrow margin put Lucille Kring back on the board. Her trademark is independence.

By Dave McKibben, Times Staff Writer

November 28, 2006

Whether she won or lost, Lucille Kring was going to be the most fit and exhausted candidate for Anaheim City Council. For 10 weekends and some weekdays, she walked the city’s neighborhoods, knocking on doors, asking residents for their votes and occasionally a glass of water or the use of their bathroom.

In the end, Kring had covered nearly 100 miles, worn through two pairs of shoes, dropped 13 pounds and collected 21,783 votes, enough for second place and a seat on Anaheim’s council. The results are expected to become official Wednesday.

Kring, a former councilwoman who ran for mayor and lost to Curt Pringle in 2002, invested $110,000 of her own money and sent out five mailers during the campaign. But she said the difference

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