We have four people running for mayor and a bunch of new people running for council and school board and regional district. These people deserve our respect. There are many difficulties associated with running for local office. It’s not as easy as one might think. Mike’s top five problems with running for local office.
#5. Paying full price for your newspaper ads that show up right next to the escort service ads.
#4. Your “a free Canterbury for your vote” platform could end up costing you more than you thought.
#3. Local media are biting, unforgiving, mindful watchdogs of the public trust.
#2. Trying not to use the words “nard” at candidate debates. Remember it’s “honorable nard”!
#1. Changing the word Elect to Re-Elect on all your old election signs..