This recent election cycle has shown the system does work.
Harveys Lake has recently experienced the majority board members treating its constituents as if they deserve no say in the affairs of their community. Their high-handed treatment resulted in a devastating defeat of which they only have themselves to blame.
The recriminations and finger pointing have already begun yet they only need a mirror to find the responsible party.
When you force through a socialistic agenda, taking money from the population while using their properties as collateral, with absolutely no benefit being gained while you dismiss as out of hand any one else’s input, you shouldn’t be surprised when your collective posterior is handed to you on election day.
In closing, I’d suggest the confiscating of the oppositions signs, particularly on the day after the election, is a poor campaign strategy.