For the last 7+ years, the Hamilton Administration and a determined minority on the City Council have pulled Bloomington in the wrong direction. The 2023 citywide election provides Bloomingtonians a real opportunity to put the city on a more realistic and less divisive course – if we seize that opportunity.
Category Archives: City Politics
We Endorse: Jenny Stevens (City Council District 5)
For the District 5 City Council seat, we endorse Jenny Stevens.
We Endorse: Susan Sandberg (Mayor)
For mayor of Bloomington, we endorse At Large City Council Member Susan Sandberg.
We Endorse: Lois Sabo-Skelton and Isak Nti Asare (City Council At Large)
For City Council At Large, alongside Andy Ruff, we endorse Lois Sabo-Skelton and Isak Nti Asare.
We Endorse: Ron Smith (City Council District 3)
For the District 3 City Council seat, we endorse Ron Smith for re-election.
We Endorse: Nicole Haughton Bolden (City Clerk)
For City Clerk, we endorse Nicole Haughton Bolden.
We Endorse: Joe Lee (City Council District 1)
For the District 1 City Council seat, we endorse the challenger, Joe Lee.
Oh no! Not again!
“Share the road” is a slogan popularized by bicycle enthusiasts and their lobbyists. But the Lower Cascades road closing proposal is an example of people in our local government who just think they know what is best for all of us. They are willing to take away our full use the oldest park in the city for a small minority of residents who don’t want to share the road. This is simply wrong and outrageous.
We Endorse: Andy Ruff (City Council At Large)
For one of the three City Council At Large seats, we endorse Andy Ruff.
We Endorse: Sue Sgambelluri (City Council District 2)
For the District 2 City Council seat, we endorse Sue Sgambelluri for re-election.