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Why local elections in even years make sense

Original post made on Jul 30, 2010

Bravo to the Palo Alto City Council for taking up the suggestion to make a simple change in process that could save the city big money for years to come — a possible million dollars over the next 10 years.

Read the full guest opinion here Web Link posted Friday, July 30, 2010, 12:00 AM

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Posted by Jay Thorwaldson, editor emeritus
on Jul 30, 2010 at 5:19 pm

Jay Thorwaldson is a registered user.

Readers may want to open the linked article/charts that show the difference between odd- and even-year election turnouts, compiled by Palo Altans Bob Harrington and Joe Villareal working with the Registrar of Voters office. -jay


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