the801: from wikipedia: As of the census of 2000, there were 274 people, 83 households, and 73 families residing in the town.it's more interesting when towns that size elect 5 year olds or farm animals as mayor, but 'oops we forgot' is pretty good, too.
FeatheredSun: Ah heck...I forgot to pay my property tax. I'll just pay it next time around.
Heel It Down The Drain: It's the will of the people. They don't give a shiat. Welcome to America.
Prey4reign: They missed holding elections the last two cycles? Perhaps everyone in the town is satisfied with the incumbents and feel holding elections is just a waste of money better spent on speed traps.
Pribar: Heel It Down The Drain: It's the will of the people. They don't give a shiat. Welcome to America.Basically it, my hometown was a mine "company town" until the late 50s, when the mine closed the population dropped to almost nothing. the year I graduated there were 87 students, not 87 in the senior class, not high school, but 87 in the entire k-12 school. instead of an election they had a hat that people would put their name in if they wanted to stand for office, on election day there would be a picnic and names would be drawn out of the hat at random and whoevers name was drawn first would be listed as mayor, next 4 would be the city council ect, the only reason they even bothered was if they didn't submit a roster to the state each election cycle the city would risk being unincorporated and for some reason nobody wanted that. sometime in the mid 70s after I left they apparently stopped caring and had the city unincorporated anyway, kinda sad, I wanted to go try out for mayor at least once./no none of the positions had any pay or real power, just the joy of being someone important (theoretically) for 4 years.
FrancoFile: Why is someone within the city responsible for this? This should be managed by a county or state board of elections.
oldwolf49: VERY white, VERY repugnoncon and VERY "yeah, right, you forgot".............
HawgWild: "So I went. Again. And I met the President of the United States. Again!"/that's how I heard the headline//in my head, that is
timswar: This is just a trial run. After the current round of voter suppression gets shot down by the courts I assume we'll be seeing "forgetting" elections adopted as a new nation-wide strategy.
Ayaitch: Rob Ford's dream town
angrycrank: Obviously whoever in charge of keeping track of these things was in a drunken stupor.
mikaloyd: oldwolf49: VERY white, VERY repugnoncon and VERY "yeah, right, you forgot".............I too hate honkies
wildcardjack: the801: from wikipedia: As of the census of 2000, there were 274 people, 83 households, and 73 families residing in the town.it's more interesting when towns that size elect 5 year olds or farm animals as mayor, but 'oops we forgot' is pretty good, too.It's 83 households. They could rejigger their town charter to have elections every 6 months so everyone could take a turn.
Saberus Terras: THe same person forgot two cycles in a row?Hell, if I forgot something big like that ONCE I'd be in the soup line for it.Seems the one(s) responsible for insuring the elections are held aught to be sacked. Then pelted with dried potatoes. Then fired. Into the sun. Then dismissed from their job for incompetence.
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