VIDEO: Rep. Moeller discusses voting against popular opinion
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Moeller Video Interviews
Today's video is one of five recorded by editor Lou Brancaccio. This series began Tuesday, March 5 and will end Monday, March 11.
Tuesday: Voting against popular opinion
Thursday: Binding arbitration
Friday: Prevailing wage
Monday: Legislative session
In a wide-ranging interview with State Rep. Jim Moeller, he discusses how elected officials sometimes have to vote one way, even if they believe a majority of residents might have a different view. In part, this is because elected officials have to lead as well as represent, he said.
This is the first installment of a five-part series.