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Allegheny County, PA November 5, 2013 Election
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Pure public service

By James "Jim" Wudarczyk

Candidate for Council Member; City of Pittsburgh; Council District 7

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No patronage, no politics, just pure public service
Patronage is an archaic system that caters to a select few at the expense of many. It is a drain on City resources in that it rewards those connected with the political system. Everyone pays; so everyone should play. Wudarczyk pledges himself against patronage and would like to see all public service jobs selected on merit based on Civil Service Testing, not who knows who.

A fierce Independent, Wudarczyk will work for the people, not a particular party. The taxpayers will pay his salary if he is elected, and his loyalty will remain with them.

Each piece of legislation must be weighed on its own merit. If it benefits the people, Wudarczyk will support it. If the costs outweigh the benefits, he will oppose it.

Since Wudarczyk has a strong business background, he understands cost/benefit ratios and accounting concepts. He is not afraid to analyze numbers and details.

Wudarczyk has pledged to be a professional administrator, not a professional politician. We have too many people who spend too much time running for re-election instead of doing the job they are paid to do.

To prove that Wudarczyk has no intention of personally benefiting from the position of City Council Representative, if elected he promises to donate $10,000 of his annual salary to charities of his choice in District 7.

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