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Split votes, sound governance

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It has been interesting watching the Wadena City Council over the past few years cast so many split votes when such non-unanimous tallies are a rare occurrence at other election official meetings.


At its May meeting, at least four times there were split votes among the five elected representatives. There was spirited discussion on all of the issues, each side making a compelling case in each instance, and then a vote was held which was not unanimous.

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