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Nonpartisan Elections


Last updated 9/15/2021 at 12:52pm

Given the fact that politics, especially partisan politics, has created a great divide in our nation, I find it both refreshing and encouraging that in most of the municipalities in our state we select our city leaders through nonpartisan elections. The former Speaker of the House, Tip O’Neil, is credited with the statement that “all politics are local.”

Locally, we care about when our trash is collected, how our water/sewer functions and costs, how we keep our cities and towns safe, our schools funded and our streets clean. Yes, we are fortunated that no one really cares whether we...

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