Connecting state and local government leaders
Most call for unity, but some don’t seem willing to give up the fight.
It has now been two days since the surprise victory of President-elect Donald J. Trump. Local leaders from around the country are weighing in with messages that call for unity and reassert the values their cities hold dear. Here are some of those statements:
Mayor Sly James (Kansas City, Missouri):
Mayor Mitch Landrieu (New Orleans, Louisiana)
Mayor Kevin Faulconer (San Diego, California)
Mayor Michael B. Hancock (Denver, Colorado)
Mayor Pete Buttigieg (South Bend, Indiana):
Mayor Bill Peduto (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)
Mayor Jim Kenney (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Mayor Bill de Blasio (New York City, New York)
Mayor Ed Murray (Seattle, Washington)
Mayor Libby Schaaf (Oakland, California)
Mayor Betsy Hodges (Minneapolis, Minnesota)
Mayor Chris Coleman (St. Paul, Minnesota)
Quinn Libson writes for Government Executive’s Route Fifty.