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Political Insider: Election season starts early
The Desert Sun

Rancho Mirage’s election season officially kicks off Monday, but it seems the incumbents decided to start campaign-like tactics early.

City Councilman Dana Hobart recently sent letters to about 10,000 residents to poll them on whether the city should provide businesses with financial help. Hobart’s letter — complete with a postcard residents were supposed to return — came on the heels of the council’s Nov. 7 vote to give the Acqua Pazza restaurant $250,000 in a loan and grant for remodeling.