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Vote Emery for Congress

If competition is good for our economy, why isn’t it good for our politics?

According to political scientist Larry Diamond, “We basically have two … parties bankrupting the country, they cannot think about the overall public good and the longer term anymore because both parties are trapped in short-term, zero-sum calculations” forced by decades of special interest influence. When the political duopoly dictates that one side must win and the other lose, rather than finding a solution to chronic stalemates, our country is simply stuck.

Voters must choose a candidate that is committed to breaking out of this trap. One who supports runoff elections to ensure that the public has choices. One who isn’t afraid to end federal subsidies for products that destroy our health. One who will work to keep jobs here in the US, instead of sending them overseas.

That person is Ben Emery.

Ben Emery is an independent voice who appeals to the left, right and in-between. He listens to the people of the 4th Congressional district, where he lives and works. Ben doesn’t accept PAC donations, so he is not beholden to special interests. If you want true representation in Congress, vote for Ben Emery.

Amy Umpleby

Nevada City

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