Search This Blog

Wednesday, March 19

Imagine an election where no one showed up?

From the Sun-Sentinel:As Broward County election results trickled in Tuesday night, some spectators wondered why no vote totals were shown for an annexation referendum near Tamarac.

The mystery's answer disappointed government officials. The election's final result, "0 votes," was accurate: Not one registered voter who lives in the unincorporated Prospect Bend neighborhood turned out for the annexation question.

The expression "every vote counts" was clear in this election. Had one a lone voter showed and voted yes, that voter would have decided the fate of the 200-person neighborhood, requiring all of it to be part of Tamarac. (continued)

No comments: