Our elected officials, particularly our State Senators, have played a powerful role in election outcomes by creating sample ballots throughout the years. Such ballots, often created to promote their personal self- interests, have been a biased and unfair attempt to sway public opinion.
In 2012, our state senators stacked the school board with the candidates of their choice¬s-seven out of nine had no college degree.
That same year, three high school graduates challenged their incumbent opponents, winning their primaries with large margins. Two of them lost in the general election due to the myopic political leadership from the County Executive, and their state senators and delegates. We ended up with 4 college graduates in November 2012:
www.pgBallot.com’s primary goal is to educate voters and empower them to make and share their own ballots after doing their own research.
We shouldn’t follow these “Democratic Sample Ballots” prepared and paid by well-funded incumbent Senators and elected officials who are running to be re-elected or trying to move up the ladder by using their money and influence.