An open letter to the citizens of Summit County |

An open letter to the citizens of Summit County

Sandy Briggs, Chair, Summit County Democrats

The Summit County Democrats would like to extend an apology and issue a clarification regarding a letter to the editor published in the April 5 edition of the Summit Daily. We understand, support and reaffirm that municipal elections are meant and deserve to be non-partisan. We further uphold multi-party collaboration in maximizing opportunities for all candidates to air their views. We appreciate and applaud the courage, commitment and sacrifice all candidates for public office express in their willingness to serve in this capacity. We are drafting rules of conduct endorsing these principles.We extend our sincerest apologies to those identified in the letter.We encourage all Summit County residents to be active participants in all levels of civic life.Write to usThe Summit Daily News welcomes letters to the editor, preferably by e-mail to Past letters can be read at All letters must be submitted along with the author’s name, hometown and phone number.

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