Next time anyone tells you your vote doesn’t matter, remember Robert McDonald.  In a city-council race in northern Kentucky last week, he and another candidate tied for the sixth seat:

Each candidate captured 669 votes, but one ballot McDonald is sure would have gone his way was never cast. His wife, Katie, who works nights as a patient care assistant at Christ Hospital and is finishing nurse’s training at Gateway Community and Technical College, didn’t make it to the polls yesterday.

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