You Get What You Vote For

RECEIVED Wed., Jan. 14, 2015

Dear Editor,
    So, our rail or fail Mayor Leffingwell reminds us that there are some 860,000 people in Austin, and it's hard to remember that when confronted by 200 loud voices in the chamber [“Quote of the Week,” News, Jan. 9].
    Perhaps if he'd been more of a leader, less confrontational, and paid more attention to the issues of those various 200 people, he'd have been elected in 2012 by more than a paltry 10% of Austin voters.
    Voter apathy in Austin is legend, and you get what you vote for.
Mark Cathcart
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