OAKLAND: Highly regarded press secretary Stacey Wells has left her post with Oak-land mayor Jerry Brown for the promised land of a pre-IPO Internet start-up, eElections.com.
OAKLAND: Highly regarded press secretary Stacey Wells has left her
post with Oak-land mayor Jerry Brown for the promised land of a pre-IPO
Internet start-up, eElections.com.
Unlike the other Mayor Brown across the Bay, Oakland head honcho Brown
has garnered predominantly positive headlines since taking office in
Wells, however, denied that her decision to leave had anything to do
with soured relationships between herself and the Brown camp, as had
been reported in the San Francisco Chronicle last week.
Wells maintained that working for eElections.com, which was founded by a
former editor of the Oakland Tribune, was too much of an opportunity to
The site, which provides a central-access point for nearly all
legislative and political issue-oriented URLs, has tapped Wells as
marketing and communications director.
’Anyone can use this site to post arguments for either side of any city,
county or state issue,’’ she said. ’It will open up and democratize the
Internet.’ While Wells hasn’t been replaced, media assistant Jim
Nemechek will be holding down the fort temporarily.