Allow us to look forward a bit . . .
Yes, there are primaries to contend with . . .
However . . .
Don't worry . . . She didn't hurt our feelings by not sending a presser our way given that we've been talking about her running since 2020.
Now . . .
Just as we predicted . . . Her effort to take the top job hinges on public frustration with Jackson County property tax assessments.
Check-it . . .
Elected to the County Legislature in 2014, Galvin is currently the Vice Chairman of the Legislature. Her colleagues nominated her for this role for a second time, as well as Chairman in 2019 and 2020. If elected, Galvin wants to bring this integrity and transparency to Jackson County as a whole.
“Galvin currently focuses on addressing property assessments, the county’s reckless spending, and providing her expertise to guide projects like establishing a new jail and renovating the current county courthouse versus building a new one,” according to the campaign announcement.
And here's the thing . . .
Given widespread frustration with gas prices and a recession taking hold: Focusing on voter pocketbooks might allow the politico to make historic GOP shift at the Courthouse - Flipping the Exec's office would be the first time a Republican won this seat in the modern era.
Right now Galvin & incumbent Exec Frank White are the leaders in their primary contests and they'll likely meet in November . . . If/when they do . . . The campaign will hinge on the property tax issue.
Unless . . . Of course . . . Until . . .
The Star tags her as a racist despite her surprising support and partnership with urban leaders.
Developing . . .