Thursday, May 30, 2013

City Democrats Retain Common Council Without a Fight

The City Republicans only nominated 4 candidates for Common Council last night.  Thus, so long as the Democrats nominate candidates in wards 1, 2, 5, 7, and 8 (and they have candidates for these wards already), the Democrats retain the Common Council.  Worse, the public does not even get a chance to decide the matter.

The best the Republicans can do is get 4 Alderman??  The majority cannot possibly change. What really irks me is that 2 of the seats left vacant last night are open seats meaning no incumbents.  This is a real disappointment.

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