Thumbs down to Randy Bryce’s nonparticipation. The Gazette sent all candidates questions for our Oct. 31 special section previewing the Nov. 6 election. The 1st Congressional District candidate was the only one not to reply. Knowing Bryce and his personal history, we’re not surprised he didn’t make an effort. After all, he couldn’t even stay current on child-support payments, and the state of Wisconsin ended up placing a lien on his property in 2015. That Bryce is the best the Democratic Party has to offer says a lot about the state of our politics. In an Oct. 21 editorial, we outlined why Bryce shouldn’t be elected. Now, we can tack on another reason: He doesn’t care enough about voters to provide a local newspaper with information about his positions.

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