Nonpartisan offices?

Kevin Hornbuckle kevinh at
Wed Nov 13 00:21:42 PST 1996

> How can a law requiring nonpartisanship have any teeth?  If the 
> office-holder will have any significant policy-making power, I think
> the reality is that it can't be kept nonpartisan.

The city council and county commission here are 'nonpartisan' meaning in
practice that right wing operatives dominate the council and commission in
a city and county which is heavily weighted to Democrat registrants.

There is nothing nonpartisan about politics.

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