FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmail IS IT TRUE on Sunday only a hand full of people attended a political gathering at the local Democratic Headquarters to work on getting out the vote for Hillary Clinton? … past Mayor Weinzapfel brought his son to this gathering so he could teach him more about politics? …Mr. Weinzapfel never made a comment during the meeting? …we commend Mr. Weinzapfel for taking the time to give his son a teachable moment about politics? …we wish other parents would do similar? …it looks like the “Join Senator Joe Donnelly for the Canvass Kickoff” campaign for Hillary Clinton was not that successful ?IS IT TRUE it looks like there will not be a Congressional debate between Republican Congressmen Larry Bucshon and his primary challenger Dr. Richard Moss of Jasper? …we wonder why the local media hasn’t arrange a formal debate between the two gentlemen?IT TRUE Ann Ennis, candidate for State Representative District 64 has put more than 1,300 miles on her car odometer since filing on February 4 on strictly district-event and constituent meetings? …Ms. Ennis has attended 97 district government and school meetings, and events, dinners, auctions, parks, study groups and other events in the district since she announced as a candidate?IS IT TRUE the President of the Vanderburgh County Commissioner, Bruce Ungethiem, is telling people that he feels former Commissioner Cheryl Musgrave is by far the most qualified of the three candidates running for that seat in the upcoming Republican primary?IS IT TRUE the Mayor’s hand picked candidate Alex Schmitt has raised nearly three times as much as his opponents because of donors, contractors and consultants who have heavily supported the mayor in his re-election campaign? IS IT TRUE we are being told by many of our Republican friends that they are offended by Mayor Winnecke’s wife, Carol McClintock openly promoting Alex Schmitt’s campaign on her social media pages? …on May 3, 2016 Carol McClintock shall see how everyday people regard her political opinions?IS IT TRUE we are surprised to hear that County Commissioner candidate Cheryl Musgrave enjoys the support of the Vanderburgh County Farm Bureau, Inc. and the Southwestern Indiana Builders Association political action committees? …we are even more surprised that she has the early support of four past local GOP Party Chairmen, Jeff Hatfield, Bob Whitehouse, Brent Grafton and Joe Harrison Jr.? …this is what we call political courage? IS IT TRUE Alex Schmitt had to get party chairman Wayne Parke’s permission to run as a Republican for the County Commission seat because he voted in last year’s Democratic Party primary election? …all we can say about this is “WOW”?IS IT TRUE Mayor Winnecke is telling people Alex Schmitt has the attributes of a bright young potential leader with a positive, collaborative message similar to his own? …all we can say is “Really”?BIRTHDAY DRAWING WINNER ANNOUNCEMENTLast weeks the lucky Birthday drawing winner is LISA BELL. anyone that knows Lisa please have her contact us at City-County [email protected] so we can get his Birthday present to her.For the next several months the City County Observer shall draw one lucky person name that appears in the April, and May 2016 CCO Birthday posts will be eligible for a prize. The winners will receive a copy of book written by six time Olympic Qualifier and World Record holder for the 5000 meter Anne Audian. Her book is entitled “UNCOMMON HEART.” The drawing will be held each Friday and announced on the following Monday. The retail value of Anne’s book is around $20.FOOTNOTE: Todays “READERS POLL” primary election polling question is: Who do you endorse in the Republican primary for Vanderburgh County Commissioner?