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Letter: Political highlights of the past week

Published: Wednesday, Nov. 14 2012 12:00 a.m. MST

New Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams, and his wife, Julie, celebrate as Utah democrats gather at the Salt Lake Sheraton on election night  Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, in Salt Lake City, Utah.  
 (Tom Smart, Deseret News) New Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams, and his wife, Julie, celebrate as Utah democrats gather at the Salt Lake Sheraton on election night Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Tom Smart, Deseret News)

Tuesday, there is a national and local election.

Wednesday, it is announced that the Democratic candidate for Salt Lake County Mayor is elected.

Thursday, the Salt Lake County Democratic Mayor announces a 17 percent property tax increase for Salt Lake County.

Friday, Democrats and Republicans in Salt Lake County realize they have been taken to the cleaners.

Larry Jewkes

Cottonwood Heights

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