61% of those who cared enough to vote one way or another ... against or for ... the school budget, voted to REJECT the school budget.
What the 84% who did not care enough to vote wanted matters no more than what the 95% wanted who did not care enough to vote in 2012.
Out of 1.3 million in Maine, there are over 984,000+ registered voters in Maine. Out of these, there are bound to be some of the 31,000+ people (3.1%) who see the Sun Journal, who read the liberal tax and spend propaganda, who believe the propaganda, who live in Auburn, and who might then vote in Auburn based upon the propaganda and thus keep adversely affecting Auburn, our county and our state.
I don't need or expect to reach and help all 31,000 who see the Journal or even all those who read it. Remember, there were 600 "more" yesterday in Auburn who were willing to ignore the Sun Journal Editorial Board's tax and spend propaganda and to win the day in the critically serious fights for affordable and sane spending.
I know I can't help everyone or even many. I'm just hoping I might help one or two. Maybe I can even help a handful who can do grade school math and who have not been indoctrinated past the point of actually questioning, "Will tax, spend, and debt ever finally actually work?". I realize it's idealistic of me and mostly hopeless but one can try occasionally.
If I'm wrong in trying, I'm totally comfortable knowing my efforts here are totally irrelevant.
61 % of voters REJECTED the school budget yesterday.