A. Donald McEachin: Town Halls Are a Foundation For Working Democracy
A. Donald McEachin: Town halls are a foundation for working democracy
Elected officials are responsible for representing constituents. Voters choose whichever candidate they feel best represents their views and values. Once elected, however, elected officials must represent everyone — including the voters who opposed them. We represent even those who chose not to vote, or didn’t have the right.
I have a responsibility to represent my constituents effectively. I can’t do the job I was elected to do unless I understand what people need and want here in the district.
My team carefully reviews the letters, e-mails, and phone calls we receive. I post on social media and read the …