If the thought is that one Libertarian on a legislative body has no value, think again. Besides being a coveted vote on any fairly evenly split council, being outside the usual “bi-partisan” bickering can mean easy passage of an ordinance or bill on “tri-partisan” lines.
This is exactly what happened when Indianapolis City-County Councilor introduced a transparency proposal in late 2009. It was so obviously good government that both the Republicans and Democrats had no choice but to vote for it- and give Coleman a legislative victory.
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