No rematch with Al Vann

From: Mark Winston Griffith
Sender: Mark Winston Griffith
To: ####
ReplyTo: Mark Winston Griffith
Subject: Higher Ground
Sent: May 23, 2012 7:03 AM

Dear ####,

Over the last couple of months, I’ve been discussing the prospects of my running for the New York City Council in 2013 with my family, friends, co-workers and neighbors. After testing out the effects of a campaign and an eventual City Council schedule, I’ve concluded that there is no campaign and career path I can imagine within the City Council, starting in 2013 or any other year, in which my family will remain happy, healthy, and intact.

As a result, I’ve decided that I will not run; given the choice between my family and a political career, I unflinchingly choose my family. I also believe that there is a profoundly more effective and integrity-filled way to serve Central Brooklyn.  

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