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A New Guidebook To Holding Local Officials Accountable

Mike Muse
Mike Muse Host of the "The Mike Muse Show" & Co-host of "Sway in the Morning" on SiriusXM
Mike Muse Intersects Politics x Pop Culture. He is host of "The Mike Muse Show" on SiriusXM & Co-host "Sway in the Morning" on SiriusXM & ABC News Contributor
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Man with Briefcase walking out of the courthouse. Guidebook to Holding Local Officials Accountable.

Real criminal justice reform is possible, but candidates need to answer our questions to get our votes.



In my column last week, I proposed that for this election, beyond simply voting, people try to affect change at the local level by voting solely on the issue of criminal justice reform. I hesitated to make such a recommendation — single-issue voting often prevents the voter from looking at a candidate’s holistic platform — but we are in unprecedented times.
It’s all too easy to say “vote strategically” without providing the tools and resources to make it a reality. So it’s time to do just that.

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