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Rocky Makes Last-minute Statement in Mayoral Campaign

Rocky Makes Last-minute Statement in Mayoral Campaign



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(KSL News) Tomorrow voters will go to the polls in Salt Lake City to vote in the mayoral primaries. And even though he isn't running again, current mayor Rocky Anderson is in the spotlight.

Yesterday, Anderson wrote an op-ed piece for the Salt Lake Tribune in which he expressed concerns about Wilson serving as mayor and being able to spend time with her two young children.

Although Anderson said the issue applied to both mothers and fathers, Wilson was the only candidate mentioned by name.

SLC Mayoral Candidate Jenny Wilson
SLC Mayoral Candidate Jenny Wilson

Wilson replied angrily to the piece saying while Anderson claimed he was not being sexist, he was. She said that Anderson was in effect saying, "If a woman with kids can't be a mayor, then she can't run a company, be a doctor, be a newscaster or work in the airline industry."

Wilson believes it is a "very, very dangerous statement."

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