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Texan Runs for County Treasurer So He Can Abolish the Post....

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Texan Runs for County Treasurer So He Can Abolish the Post

USA Today
1-23-08

Ed Hamilton is running for treasurer of Kerr County, Texas. What makes his campaign stand out from those being waged by thousands of people across the USA is the fact that Kerr doesn't want to hold the position he's seeking.

"I don't plan to do the job," he tells the Associated Press. "I won't accept a paycheck."

Hamilton, 77, served in the Air Force and worked in real estate before he embarked on his quest to change the face of governance in Kerrville, the county seat. “I think it’s wasteful,” Hamilton tells The Daily Times.



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