And then there was one

Last man standing in the Ward 2 runoff was Dr Edward Shadid, who will now take his position around the horseshoe at City Hall. I congratulate Dr Shadid, and I trust he will be as accessible as his predecessor, Sam Bowman, who was always willing to take a question, even from the likes of me.

About five thousand votes were cast in the runoff. (Approximate population of Ward 2: 70,000.) Remarkably, something like $200,000 was spent on getting to this $12,000-a-year position. Which, I guess, means we’ve reached the big time in terms of campaign spending.

1 comment

  1. Ed Shadid »

    6 April 2011 · 9:08 pm

    Contact me anytime


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