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Voting matters most when races are local

Posted: Saturday, December 2, 2017 12:00 am

On Nov. 7, 2017 there was an election in Monroe. The results of this election showed that a three-term mayor and a three-term council member were losers.

Is a case of kick-the-incumbents-out (drain the swamp) or was it repudiation of the results of these two elected officials or was it a case of local government not mattering?

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  • Iamtamur posted at 4:12 pm on Sun, Dec 3, 2017.

    Iamtamur Posts: 3

    Mr. Bradley, I believe the voters in Monroe were successful in showing that change is indeed more important than rhetoric; that getting out and meeting your neighbors is more important than resting on laurels. Like you, I encourage my fellow voters to once again and vote for change. Experience isn't necessarily a positive factor if it just means "more of the same". Monroe deserves more than just "more of the same" so I would encourage voting for Sandra Shurling and Lidia Garrett.
    Thank-you,
    Tammy van Dongen
    Concerned Monroe citizen

     

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