Republican candidates are active, involved

In response to the June 22 Last Word contributor who is dismayed by the low primary election turnout and so few candidates, I am also very disappointed. I do not understand why so many residents are so uninformed and not involved with local politics. The elected officials really influence our lives, communities and bank accounts with their policies and votes.

On the other hand, I do not like the contributor's seemingly negative comment about Heather Cordasco's determination; she is one of our most dedicated political leaders seeking another public office. She has worked day and night for years to improve our schools, young adult employment, health care and local community...