Sayre was right ... with one possible exception, the politics surrounding the method of choosing the City of Richardson's mayor.Academic politics is the most vicious and bitter form of politics, because the stakes are so low.
Source: Wallace Stanley Sayre.
Richardson will hold a city election in November in conjunction with the presidential election. Normally, city elections are held in May, separate from the partisan bickering that dominates the November elections. But because of a petition organized by Alan North (at unknown cost), the November ballot will also ask Richardson voters to amend the City Charter to replace the current method of selecting the mayor with direct election by the voters.
After the jump, what it means.