I Got Some “Good Luck”
On the campaign trail many people wish me “good luck”. Of course, I respond with “Thank you”. The cynical, logical side of me would often like to say “This isn’t about luck. It’s about how many people like yourself will be willing to vote for me.” … With one exception.
The Secretary of State randomizes all of the names on any ballot. With a name like ‘Bacon’ I’d prefer they just went alphabetically.
I ended up fourth out of ten. That might not sound great but the first three names are people that I don’t think will be running a strong campaign. It’s quite likely that someone going through the ballot will see my name as the first one they recognize. The two incumbents got seventh and tenth.
The complete, ordered list of candidates for Fremont City Council is below.
Kathy Rhyu McDonald
J. Timothy Herndon