Posts Tagged ‘election’
November 11, 2012 by wcobserver
West Fork 2012 Election Recap By Steve Winkler There are plenty of people a lot smarter than we are here at the Observer, who will analyze, dissect and explain what last week’s election means. But no media, other than the Observer, will attempt to make some sense out of the West Fork election results.Read More...
November 10, 2012 by wcobserver
NOTICE OF RUNOFF ELECTION NOVEMBER 27, 2012 WEST WORK The Board of Election Commissioners of Washington County, Arkansas, pursuant to Arkansas election law 7-5-202, does hereby proclaim that a General Election Run-Off will be held in Washington County, Arkansas, on Tuesday, November 27, 2012. To check your voter registration status and find your polling place go to www.voterview.org. If your voter registration has changed and if you have questions concerning your eligibility to vote, or don’t have access to the internet, please call the County Clerk’s office at 444-1711 prior to Election Day.Read More...
November 3, 2012 by wcobserver
The Risk of Voting FOR The ballot initiative being presented to West Fork voters on Tuesday is a game changer. Voting to elect a mayor or council member has a built in safety valve; if your choice turns out to be a mistake, at least, it will be rectified when the four year term ends. At the same time, if your choice works well for you, it may not be repeated with the next mayor or alderman. This ballot initiative will change city government in a fundamental way; it will change how the individual components of city government are connected to each other. To use a mechanical metaphor, the way the gears and wheels interact will determine the performance of the machine. The ballot initiative is about the structure of city government, not the individuals who occupy any position in government. Governments are the administrative equivalent of machines with interchangeable parts.Read More...
November 2, 2012 by wcobserver
Letter to the Editor, Fred Robinson here. I have entered my name in the election for Alderman, Ward 2 Position 1. In my interaction with citizens of West Fork on the issues, I have decided that my informed opinions on these issues are as follows: The issues on the ballot and where I stand on them: FOR the initiative to put control of our Water and Sewer System in our City Government AGAINST the medical marijuana proposal NON-COMMITTED on the sales tax for highways. West Fork Election Positions:Read More...