This is a good start. It is nothing more than a good start and something to build on with my election analysis for August. The one that counts is August. We'll be ready. We won't get caught looking. That's a promise.
Our main opponent as Republicans is complacency. Just because districts usually vote Republican does not mean that will always be the case. We do not want the democrats to gain any foothold here in Livingston County in their push to turn every county into a Wayne County with all the Ed McNamaras, Mike Duggans, Kwame Kilpatricks, Jennifer Granholms, Monica Conyerses, and Bob Ficanos that go with it.
Our commissioners overall do a good job. Instead of being on Charlie LeDuff's news show, they balance the budget every year. They have the highest bond rating. Livingston County is a safe community. Livingston County grows while Wayne County shrinks. Livingston County Republicans planned ahead and handles the economic crash well. Other communities get emergency financial managers.
We need to remember that Livingston County being the bright spot in SE Michigan is no accident. It's partly due to good leadership, and that is the leadership in this county by Livingston County Republicans. Don Parker is part of that leadership from his previous (and current) tenure as a County Commissioner. We need to make sure Don Parker wins in August and we need to Keep Livingston County Republican.