The battle over who will run Montgomery County is on. The Republican candidates include incumbent Commissioner Bruce Castor and Lower Merion Commissioner Jenny Brown, and the Democrats State Representative Josh Shapiro of Abington and Whitemarsh Supervisor Leslie Richards.
The four are vying for the 3 commissioner seats and whichever party gets both its candidates elected will run the government in the state's third largest county, and will control its 2,000 at will non-union and non-civil service jobs.
"I think people who have been paying attention are just really frustrated with all of the fighting that's been going on and all the bickering," said Leslie RichardsUnfortunately for the short-sighted (and deceitful) Richards, the so-called "bickering" has been Republican Commissioner, Bruce L. Castor, Jr. fighting for the people of Montgomery County, trying to keep Jimbo and JoHuff from spending our county into a deficit. For all his "bickering", Matthews and Hoeffel have spent us into a shortfall that threatens our bond rating significantly. We may slip from AAA for the first time in a very long time, because of their blatant mismanagement of our county finances.
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