Nonpartisan Elections Ahead?
"It's better for democracy if more people vote," says councilmember Kirk Westphal.
From the June, 2015 issue
The Second Ward Democrat says that's why he plans to propose changes to city elections this month. "We started talking about election reform leading into the mayor's race last summer," recalls Ward Five's Chuck Warpehoski. "An election like that has dangers. [With four candidates running] I was worried about a 30-25-25-20 election where whoever won the primary