For the ten years this blog has existed, STB has been offering endorsements in public elections.
This year, we are planning to be a little more nuanced, and offer some ratings in various races, along with endorsements where there is a clear and obvious best choice. We look solely at the candidates’ records and positions on transportation and land-use policy, and only at candidates who have a credible chance of getting elected. While the generic Democrat is superior to the generic Republican on these issues, we’re focused on races where there is something more than party difference.
For the primary election, we are looking at races where there are at least three credible choices, such as the Congressional District 8 open race.
Are there races where you think there is a candidate who merits our endorsement? Are there races where you want us to do a run-down on the candidates and offer ratings? Let us know in the comments below.
You can peruse the list of candidates by county, or at the state level.
The deadline to register online to vote in the August 7 primary election is today.
The STB Editorial Board currently consists of Martin H. Duke, Brent White, and Dan Ryan.