Decisions in many of the races were tough, and a number of the candidates who failed to win our support would likely make excellent elected officials. Some need a little more experience but would make strong candidates in the future. Our choices were based partly on the candidates’ views and credentials and partly on the need for a council that represents a diversity of backgrounds and perspectives.
Today we address the three citywide districts: 1, 2 and 3.
While we felt all the candidates would serve effectively, Suarez’s balanced views of government, business and the community were impressive. In the race for District 1, the Tribune supports