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Why Are Local Elections Important

  Why are local elec­tions impor­tant? 1. Money Accord­ing to the Office of Pol­icy and Man­age­ment, local gov­ern­ments spent more than $12 bil­lion in fis­cal year 2010-11 and the vast major­ity of that money, about $9 bil­lion, came from local prop­erty tax­pay­ers. If you own a home, a busi­ness, or other prop­erty (like your vehicle, […]