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Vote for Erik: one step from paradise

By Erik Rolfsen  

[Editor’s note: Erik Rolfson is Prospect’s candidate to win that job on the Australian island you read about a few months ago. He wrote about his campaign here on First Drafts, and earlier this month won a vote which means he is down to the last ten candidates. Below he explains what it has been like so far, and what happens next.]

I took my daughter to an ice hockey game last Friday night. As we pulled up to the parking attendant’s booth, I didn’t see a credit card machine inside, so I asked the guy: “Cash only?” He replied, “Cash only, Mr.…

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