The contests to replace state Sen. Dan Schoen and Rep. Tony Cornish will be quick and expensive — and offer an important window into voter sentiments less than a year ahead of the state’s next major election.
“This is meant to strengthen civilian oversight,” said Council Member Linea Palmisano. “It is incremental? Yeah. Is it better than what exists today? Yeah. Is it the end-all, be-all solution … Absolutely not.”