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Adam Giambrone out of mayor’s race

Giambrone’s week long campaign to be mayor of TO ended today
His personal affairs aired in public, force retreat from mayoral race
By Kris Scheuer
(Written for Town Crier Feb. 10)

Adam Giambrone at a press conference apologizes for his "relationships" with women other than his live-in partner. He's no longer running for mayor. Photo by Kris Scheuer/Town Crier.

Adam Giambrone’s out of the mayor’s race.
At a hastily called press conference at 11 am Feb. 10, Giambrone apologized for his indiscretions without naming Kristen Lucas specifically.
He did not directly announce his departure from the mayor’s race. However, a few minutes after Giambrone refused to answer questions about the affair and his political future, an executive assistant made the announcement: “His mayoralty campaign ends today.” Continue reading

Adam Giambrone registers for mayor

Giambrone became a mayoral candidate Feb 1
He remains a councillor and TTC chair throughout campaign
By Kris Scheuer
(Written Feb. 1 for Town Crier. Feb. 10 UPDATE when he resigned.)

Adam Giambrone is running for mayor. Photo by Francis Crescia/Town Crier.

Councillor Adam Giambrone made it official Feb. 1 by becoming a candidate in the Toronto mayor’s race.
Giambrone was at the Town Crier’s head office the same afternoon to meet with the newspaper and multicultural media partners for a sit down editorial board meeting. Read that story.
This is expected to be one of Giambrone’s first interviews on the day he announced his candidacy for mayor.
The 32-year-old councillor has also booked the Rival nightclub for Feb. 1 for an evening of “celebration” beginning at 5:30 p.m. with him speaking between 6-6:30 p.m., according to his city hall office.
Giambone also released a tongue and cheek YouTube video on how to prepare to run for mayor. Continue reading