Erie County Council’s Hiring of Tony Logue is Gross and Needs to be Reversed

Erie County Courthouse – where the magic happens. Incoming! Pat Howard of our local Erie Times-News is all fired up about Erie County Council’s decision to hire Attorney Tony Logue to direct the county’s Human Relations Commission, and he is right to be hot. Logue has no business in this position whatsoever. There are a […]

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Something good happened in Erie – 11/7/2018

Without further ado, your Idiotville feel-good story of the week: http://www.goerie.com/news/20181106/midterm-turnout-in-erie-county-highest-since-94 The Erie County Board of Elections reports 52.23% voter participation in Tuesday’s elections, the highest turnout in a generation. This is unambiguously good news. We here at Idiotville are firm believers that civic engagement is the cure for much of what ails us. Through […]

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Democrats’ winning margin exceeds that of 2010 Tea Party wave

Update 11/15/2018: This post was revised to update vote totals, U.S. House, and U.S. Senate results as races continue to be called. Projections come from fivethirtyeight.com, which you should check out! So Democrats take the House and Republicans keep the Senate. Democratic Governor Tom Wolf wins another term, as does Democratic U.S. Senator Bob Casey. […]

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