Nonstop election season

first_imgWITH the votes all cast, we like to think it’s finally over. The electioneering. The insufferable TV spots. The relentless robo-calls. Dream on. Campaign season over? Not a chance in this land of the 365-day election cycle. Municipal elections are on tap for March 2007 – just four months away! The candidate-filing period began Monday, and already numerous politicians have put in the paperwork to appear on our next ballot. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORESurfer attacked by shark near Channel Islands calls rescue a ‘Christmas miracle’These nascent campaigns are just getting started – and there’s nothing any of us can do about it. So we deal. Nonstop politicking is a fact of life we Californians grudgingly accept, like earthquakes, mudslides and traffic jams. It’s the Faustian bargain of living in the Golden State. Never-ending gaseous politicking is the price we pay for never-ending gorgeous weather. Still, the politicians would be wise to grant a little rest to the election-weary. Don’t even think about calling us before New Year’s Day.last_img

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