Rutland Mayor Chris Louras, who endured months of withering criticism for his plan to bring Syrian refugees to the city, lost his reelection bid on Tuesday. In unofficial voting results, David Allaire, a city alderman and leading critic of the resettlement, trounced Louras, a 10-year mayoral incumbent, by a 776-vote margin, according to results cited by the Rutland Herald and WCAX-TV. "I'm simply wishing him luck and I'm moving on," Louras told Seven Days Tuesday night. He declined further comment, saying he would "not hazard a guess" as to what the election results say about Rutland's support for refugees.I'm sure the Deep State is watching and learning. Lesson learned? Don't let the rubes vote on the important issues.
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
In Referendum on Refugees, Rutland Mayor Loses Reelection Bid
Former Rutland Mayor Chris Louras, an Angela Merkel clone in left-of-center Vermont just got booted from his job for importing Syrian refugees into his small town:
Posted by Old Rebel at Wednesday, March 08, 2017