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The best candidates want to give back

The Reporter's Notebook

 


There are a lot of reasons why people seek public office.

Probably the best reason is when people feel the community has been good to them and they want to give something back. It usually, but not always, comes after families are raised, and there’s more time for public service.

This reason probably produces the most effective elected officials.

Another reason is that someone encourages someone to run because if they get a friend in office then they can work the system.

This seems to be the standard reason today. You see it being played out every day, and it usually produces the worst re...



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