Monday, June 16, 2008

Pillsbury ND: Where the Marginal Vote Matters

Pillsbury North Dakota is a small town. So small that in a recent election for mayor no one voted, not even the candidates. Here is a case where voting definitely would have changed the election, although it might not have changed the outcome of the town rule:
The council meets about five times a year, Brudevold said. Members are each paid $48 annually, and a good portion of that goes for doughnuts at the meetings or gas to get there, he said.

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