Why Loving Our Neighbors Includes Voting Down Ballot

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  • Included in: Capital Commentary
  • Published: October 17, 2016
  • Publisher: The Center for Public Justice

I will cast a vote this year for a public office that deals with a host of pressing public issues: economic development, agriculture, urban infrastructure, environmental quality, and land use, to name just a few. What’s more, the official who wins the office will have some serious authority, including the power to levy taxes and borrow money without approval of other elected officials or voters. I can’t think of another position in my state with that sort of unchecked power (even if it’s limited to certain places and objectives).



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