[Editor’s Note: Candy Evans is the founder and publisher of CandysDirt.com and is now running for Dallas City Council in District 11. The opinions expressed in this column are her own.]
I am excited to announce that I have completed the process to run on the ballot for Dallas City Council District 11 in the May 6, 2017 election.
The balloting process is fascinating, and actually made me a little tear-y: You swear to uphold the Constitution of the United States, a tremendous and serious responsibility. That Constitution has been protected through thick and thin, a whole lot of sacrifice spanning 241 years. Our visit to Pearl Harbor flashed across my mind. I know the political climate on the national scene is stressing a whole lot of us out, which the American Psychological Association confirms: Americans are more uncertain than ever about things taken for granted, and the economy ranks near the top of the stress list.
Starting at a grass-roots level, I want to do something about it.