Archive for Friday, April 6, 2007

Unopposed candidate doesn’t get single vote

April 6, 2007

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— Joe Selle didn't exactly get voted out office this week, but he wasn't re-elected, either.

Selle, who was running unopposed for City Council, didn't get any votes at all. Not even one from himself.

Selle, 42, said he simply forgot that Tuesday was election day, and apparently so did Ward 3's other 34 registered voters.

The result was zero votes cast in Selle's race, but the city charter lets him keep the seat unless someone else is "successfully elected and qualified," the city attorney said.

Comments

Ragingbear 8 years, 1 month ago

Proof positive that the higher amounts of lead and arsenic allowed in drinking water during the Bush Administration is a bad thing.

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