Philip La Scola, Livermore
In the May 12 edition of The Independent, an editorial endorsed Eric Swalwell to be re-elected to the 15th Congressional district. The editorial states the reason for this endorsement is that Swalwell has been an ardent supporter of the Tri-Valley and beyond.
I have no reason to question all of the support items listed by the Independent in this endorsement, as our representatives are supposed to advocate for the constituency they represent.
What I find lacking in this endorsement is any editorial comment on those running against Mr. Swalwell. My sample ballot shows six other candidates, one or more of which could be just as much an advocate for the constituency as Mr. Swalwell. However, there is no mention of any of these…