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Voters need a choice

Published September 06. 2018 12:31PM

Dear Mr. Frassinelli,

Excellent editorial on the lack of competition in state races. I get so annoyed when I hear Pennsylvania legislators go on about our “wonderful democracy” and then draw district lines to preserve the incumbents. There is something wrong with that democracy when over 1/3 of the seats have only one candidate. My advice to people in those one-candidate districts is to write in someone’s name just to show their displeasure.

I understand that it is difficult for local parties to recruit candidates when they know those candidates have a remote chance of winning, but it is important that they at least give the voters a choice.

Sincerely,

Roy Christman

Towamensing Township

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