While presidential elections get all the attention—and the voter turnout—local elections like the one coming up this November often play a bigger role in residents’ everyday lives.
The services we rely upon most—such as our children’s schools, the deputies and state troopers who keep us safe, the roads we drive, whether you can build that new addition you’ve been wanting, even the convenience centers where we bring our trash—are administered from the state level on down. All of our state legislators are on this year’s ballot, as well as elections for board of supervisors, school board, sheriff, Commonwealth’s Attorney, and other county Constitutional officers.
So please, do your part. Research the candidates and find the best man or woman for each job. In a way, the next few months will be like conducting a series of extended job interviews, with you, the taxpaying citizen, doing the hiring.
We’ll do our best to let you know about each of the candidates (and there are many). ...
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