I don't like going personal in campaigns unless an element of the person's identification is used as a pillar of their campaign. Then it is fair game.
Lorie Zapf is running as a successful business-woman who is all about fiscal discipline.
From yesterday's CityBeat:
Publicly, Lorie Zapf is campaigning for San Diego City Council on a platform of fiscal responsibility. Privately, however, the Zapf family has defaulted on a loan that could result in the foreclosure of their home.
As of March 30, 2010, Lorie and Eric Zapf were six months behind in payments on a $230,000 line of credit, according to a Notice of Default (NOD) that Wells Fargo filed with the San Diego County Recorder’s Office. It’s the second loan the Zapfs have taken out using the house as collateral.
And there's more. Read the article.
Running for office is never easy but you should make sure you have a home to go back to before setting out on such a life-altering journey. Especially with a family.
DeMaio, Sudberry, and Krvaric really know how to pick their candidates.