[StBernard] the e ticket

Westley Annis westley at da-parish.com
Wed Jun 27 20:52:20 EDT 2007

It occurs to me as parish election campaigns will be gearing up, that rather
than vote along party lines, (which I never do since I look at the person as
being more important than the parties) I wish there was an "e-ticket" slate
of candidates.

Just think if there were candidates who promised to use email, websites,
blogs, forums, etc. to receive input from the voters, respond to voters'
needs, concerns, questions, and use their government websites for real info,
not just public relation photo ops and feel good stuff, but real time, real
purpose interaction between us and them. The internet is more than just a
billboard that gets a new message once in awhile. Think of the efficiency,
responsiveness, accountability that results when the internet is used to its

The only thing worse than no website, is one with outdated information,
useless information, and self-serving promotional propaganda as its main

All these progressive computer-using candidates could label themselves as
being on the e-ticket. ddk

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