Cross posted item from another Tillett4CT project
The July 21st article in the Hartford Courant http://www.courant.com/opinion/op-ed/hc-ed-too-many-ct-seats-uncontested-0721-20160720-story.html
points out that “due to apathy” & “lack of leadership” seats are going uncontested during a year when there should be not only full ballots but also high voter turnout since it is a presidential election year
Copied & pasted from the article
“What a shame, then, that more than 25 percent of the House seats will go unchallenged by a major-party candidate, along with four seats in the Senate.“
& also this from the article
” 16 Democrats will run unopposed by a Republican, nearly all of them incumbents, according to preliminary information from the secretary of the state’s office. “
Shame on the local party leadership for not running full tickets;
but also shame on the cities & towns people that have not stepped up to run for office.
“We the People” means that each citizen has a responsibility to take some small part in running the country;
That means not just showing up once every couple of years to vote a party line without knowing what the issues are but attending town & even state level meetings at the town halls & state capitol.
What are You going to do to change the “defeatist” attitude that is running rampant in our state?
What are You going to do to help #FlipTheGeneralAssembly ?
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Author: Tillett for Connecticut
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