For this week’s discussion you are required to read “Representation and Accountability in Cities,” Annual Review of Political Science 13 (2010): 407-423. In your post discuss summarize the position of the author(s) in the article and what it means to have reliable, trustworthy, competent local representation. Discuss the role race plays in local elections and if the differences in representation can be traced back to class as well as race.
In addition, discuss who wins and who loses in local political contests.
I DO NOT HAVE THE REQUIRED READING. IT CAN BE ACCESSED ONLINE.