Showing up for meetings is literally the most important part of an Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner’s job. Without a quorum of seven or more commissioners, ANC 1B can’t vote on liquor license applications, new development, or anything else. But not all of the commissioners for ANC 1B consistently show up. I’ve bolded the commissioners who are running for reelection.
"The lowest level of agreement, between Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Clarence Thomas, is 65 percent. That is, the two justices who are the most extreme polar opposites still agree with each other two-thirds of the time." (via The Supreme Court Is a Remarkably Agreeable Place)
"In our senior year, I was in an all-female secret society. There were 13 of us. We were 21 years old. As each of us gave our “bios,” or life histories, the traditional way to jump-start what was meant to be a lifelong bond, I kept count. The number was four. And all four assaults had gone unreported, un-investigated, and uncounted."