Letter to the Editor: Endorsements lend to a stronger democratic process
October 26, 2010
I want to thank the Sierra Sun editors for endorsing candidates for our local elections. While their endorsements do not exactly match mine, I believe it is critically important for newspapers to be a part of the civic conversation.
In my office this morning, the endorsements allowed us to debate again our views on the and#8220;fitand#8221; of various candidates for office. That type of discussion creates more informed voters, which hopefully translates into a stronger democratic process.