Liberty’s blanks at the ballot box

Welcome to Liberty — “Where neighbors become friends.” Where the ideal of American freedom is embodied in its very name. And where, if you live in a certain part of town, you could go to the polls to vote in the Nov. 5 municipal elections and see a blank slate, because nobody signed up to represent you on the city council.

Incumbent Ward 3 Councilman Josh Harrison decided after three terms that he would step aside and let somebody else have a go at it. No one was interested in the job.

But don’t despair. Unwilling to allow the city to have to run a special election to fill the seat — with no assurance that anyone would step forward even in the second go-round — Harrison declared himself as a write-in candidate. Which I think is highly commendable.

He said he doesn’t have an explanation for why no one was willing to

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