Primary comes and goes
Like a fast moving weather front with a bit of rain, the 2023 municipal primary has come and gone, just like that, like with the snap of a finger.
The low voter turnout is a sign of the times. The lack of interest in voting for lesser election venues is nationwide.
Everett is no different from a host of cities all over the nation.
Now it is a short rush to the November finale.
Hopefully, and more likely than not, many thousands more will vote in the election.
This is the hope in a democracy where we face many hurdles with our national government, leadership in general, and the wide- spread belief held by so many Americans, that we do not know the way.
The nation has been split for quite some time along ethnic, color and voting lines.
It seems as though men are against women. Women are against men. Whites are against Blacks and Browns. Blacks and Browns are against whites. The rich are in their own space and don’t want to give away any status to the poor. There is no end to this wearying declension.
In November we will find out who the most popular municipal elected officials are in this city.
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