Nevada County’s future |

Nevada County’s future

In evaluating the candidates for the upcoming election, please keep something in mind. Any candidate who says that he will represent all of his constituents is clueless.

Candidates are supposed to present their qualifications, positions, background and plans for us to evaluate. Based on that information, the voters judge which candidate most represents our own views and then vote. The winner is the candidate that the majority of voters support.

We elect them to represent us, not to ask the views of each and every voter for every decision. Once in office, we expect them to rely on the judgment and skills presented during the election.

We also expect candidates to present themselves with integrity (moral soundness; honesty; freedom from corrupting influence or motive), something we are currently not seeing at the highest levels in our federal government.

Every candidate owes the voters answers to a couple of questions, and I expect them to provide this in a means that reaches every voter.

What do you want Nevada County to look like in the near and far future?

How will you gather information and legislate to achieve this goal?

This is fundamental to the job of county supervisor, and we need to know what to expect from all of the candidates.

Jeff Carver

Nevada City

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