Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Vote for Pence and Stennett, not more majority rule

    Being a longtime former Wood River Valley resident, I still like to watch how Blaine County votes and chooses to have itself represented.
    Donna Pence and Michelle Stennett have shown over the years a remarkable ability to truly represent all of the people of their districts. They bring a female outlook to many of the crusty issues that face Idaho and each has the ability to draw people to their side. What else should one be expecting of an office-holder?
    To simply change office-holders for the sake of joining the majority party in Boise is short-sighted and foolish. When one looks at Idaho’s standing in education, income levels, numbers of workers in minimum-wage jobs and other measurements that put us in competition with Mississippi, how will adding to the majority party in our legislature change things for the better? It won’t!
Dennis Wright
Twin Falls

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