Transferring votes

There is a great deal of talk among the politically interested residents of this city about how the votes in the September primary will be divvied up.

Some believe the mayor controls the vote, that he, in fact, owns the vote, and that unless he releases those who have voted for him before, they will all vote for him again and again.

Many of those same people believe that the mayor’s friends in public office control the votes of those who vote for them. They believe those people can tell their supporters to vote for the mayor and their bidding will be automatically done.

Many believe all the city employees who are made to donate to the mayor will vote for him so they can keep their jobs.

If it was a simple as this for the mayor, we wouldn’t need to have an election.

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