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Governor’s Council still in eye of storm

Many, including critics, seek seats

If you haven’t heard of the Governor’s Council, you’re not alone. If you have, it may be for all the wrong reasons — the grandstanding, bickering, and sideshow antics that have fueled a recent state Senate bid to abolish the obscure but important body.

Despite all of that — or, maybe, because of it — 27 people are vying for one of eight seats on the council in Thursday’s primaries. And even some of them want to eliminate it.

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