Monday, March 14, 2011
Scenes from the Campaign Trail: Sam Bateman Talking to Sun City Anthem Voters
In case you forgot, Las Vegas isn't the only Clark County city with an election coming up. We have our own here in Henderson as well! Sam Bateman is running in Ward 4, which encompasses most of Green Valley and all of Green Valley Ranch, as well as some of MacDonald Ranch. But even though he's running in this ward, the election (along with the two other Henderson City Council seats on the ballot this year) is citywide, so he went up to Sun City Anthem last Saturday to knock on doors and talk to local voters.
Again, like last weekend, a number of Henderson voters haven't yet made up their minds. Even though nasty mailers, robocalls, and attack ads have already started to fly, it seems most voters are oblivious to them. Rather, they had pointed questions on issues like property taxes, redevelopment, city staff.
We'll have to see how long this lasts. In this last week before early voting, the campaigns really ramp up. I'm wondering what Sam's opponents have in mind? (For the record, I haven't seen any of the other Ward 4 candidates out in the field.)
There were folks in Anthem who were quite impressed with Sam, and there were others who really haven't decided anything yet. So what will the final results be? I guess we'll have to wait and see.