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Re: Local Political Coverage


I've got you beat.  When I was elected Selectmen in 1989, I won 95 to 70 in
a town with about 1600 registered voters.  It was hard to claim I had much
of a mandate.

-- Dan Billings, Bowdoinham, Maine

----- Original Message -----
From: "Paul Hopfgarten" <hopfgapr@sprynet.com>
To: <DonKelley@aol.com>; "Sean Smyth" <Sportswriter@dejazzd.com>;
<owner-boston-radio-interest@bostonradio.org>; <RadioTony@aol.com>;
Sent: Friday, August 31, 2001 9:25 PM
Subject: RE: Local Political Coverage

> Seriously, local elections do tend to have very low turnouts (20% in
> I get elected with 2046 ('96) and 1903 ('99)votes in a town with over
> registered voters. Quite Sad.