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Vote Genie P. On April 3!

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Parent Issue
Day
18
Month
February
Year
1972
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Genie Plamondon, Rainbow Peopie's Party merrtber, community worker, Psychedelic Ranger organizer, and local nevvs coördinator for the SUN, is running to j win a seat on the Ann Arbor City Council from the Third Ward, as a member of the i Human Rghts Party, along with 4 other í HRP candidates. There are five city couniection on April 3, and Party is going after all in Arbor, with the new i 18-year oíd vote and the f act that students y go to school, there's od chance that Ratnbow people in to gain representaron on the ind start having an affect on the elopment of the city as a whole. But in order to take advantage of the opportunity that exists, everyone eligible must REGISTER TO VOTE BY MARCH 3rd. So far HRP estimares that 50 percent of the elegible new voters have registered; during the few weeks we have left variou community groups will be carrying on a massive registration drive to get that othe 50% signed up. You can register to vote any weekday dur ing business hours at the City Clerk's office, which is on the second floor of City Hall, at the upcoming Daystar Bonm and Delaney concert, at the February 27tl Tribal Stomp at the Union Ballroom (details coming soon), and at tables that will be set up soon all over town. A door to door registratton drive ís also planned, so you might be able to register when you least expect it. The only requirements are that you be at least 18 and have lived in Ann Arbor for at least 30 days by April 3rd and aren't registered anyplace else. The" Human Rights Party is on the ballot; this isn't a write in campaign or a pubticity stunt, and with your help their candtdates can actual ly become members of the govemment. The HRP Platform and program, along with a brief introduction to each of the five candidates, can be found in the centerfold of this issue of the SUN. The City Council controls the pólice departrnent when it wants tpguides the overall growth of the city, and, maybe most importantly, gives all the city agencies and services their money, The Democrats and Repubticans have historicatly managed the city and its economy from the point of view of the interests of the big businesses in the city, and have paid attention to the needs of the people in