Here’s part of a questionnaire the El Paso Times gave to Mayor Dee Margo: 17. Do you support tax breaks/incentives
Mayor Margo’s Priorities
From an El Paso Times story about a recent mayoral candidate forum: [Incumbent Mayor Dee] Margo agreed with [candidate Carlos]
The Winds of Change?
The primary elections are over. Incumbent Vince Perez lost his Precinct 3 County Commissioners seat. And James Montoya, veteran District
Campaign Finance Shenanigans
Those nice guys at The Forma Group lent almost $7,000 to their client Debbie Torres for her District 6 runoff
How El Paso Lost the Election
I don’t know it you noticed, but the citizens of El Paso lost that election the other day. The City
Vote Now. Vote No.
If you didn’t vote in Early Voting, today is your last chance to cast you ballot. City Council wants you
At The Polls
All the police and firemen are voting. And their families. All the contractors are voting. And their families, and their
Good Neighbor Sam
Look, it was all a simple misunderstanding. She just wouldn’t shut up. Do you think Rep. Morgan will lose his
The Great Divide
El Paso is fractured. Culturally. Geographically. Economically. Politically. And linguistically. According to the most current estimates from the U.S. Census
Sometime in the murky past, the City moved the date of local elections to coincide with state and national elections.
The Trouble With The Trouble With Term Limits
Way back at the end of May, I made the argument that term limits restrict the electorate’s ability to retain
The Trouble With Term Limits
Currently, El Paso’s elected officials are limited to two terms in office. That means that once they figure out what’s
Don’t Be complacent about Lost Dog
I know, it looks like the open space advocates have this one won. But don’t underestimate the Forces of Evil.
The State of Politics
I didn’t make the runoff. But Tuesday night, before the probability curve collapsed, I went to a meeting with a
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Today is an inflection point in the evolution of El Paso. Today, voters in the state either will or won’t
The Quest for Continuity
Remember? They told us that hiring City Managers for ten years would provide “continuity.” The problem is compounded by our
The Easiest Thing To Do Is Not Care
City Council has shown a complete disregard for what many members of the community care about. They’ve made their decisions
What Are We To Do?
You may ask yourself, “What are we going to do about the direction the City of El Paso is headed?”
Educating the Electorate
The media aren’t going to do it. Have any of them reported on El Paso’s abysmal population growth rate? Have