The official Tom Henry for Mayor has a new look.
But, to be very honest, I’m not sure about the image on the home page under the heading, ‘Mayor Henry makes it official, seeks new term’. Â While I won’t swear to this, the photo seems like one I remember seeing four years ago when he first ran for Mayor. Â I will swear to the fact that I don’t remember seeing Karen Goldner at the announcement today and I certainly don’t remember seeing former Mayor Graham Richard or Tom Hayhurst there either. Â The podium was also a different color – which was the first thing that caught my eye.
However, surfing into both, I remembered seeing these before. Â In fact, the Twitter page has zero Tweets, Following’s, Followers or Listed’s. Â The facebook page says that I have a pending friend request, but to be honest, I’m thinking that was possibly a year ago. Â I can’t pull up a date, but it’s been a looooong time! Â There’s a graphic on the website suggesting one follow’s them on facebook, but that’s kind of difficult if they don’t approve the requests. Looks like there’s Â a bit more work to be done.
Anyway, the website holds much promise. Â Lots of information on what he’s accomplished – and there are some big accomplishments, but one glaringÂ omissionÂ – what does he want to do with another four years? Â What does he see in the future of Fort Wayne? Â Where does he want to take us next? Â A candidate’s website, which is a reflection of their campaign and candidacy, should answer, among others, two basic questions:
- What a candidate hopes to accomplish if elected, or in this case, re-elected; and
- What’s the plan?
There’s still time to talk about these two things, it’s very early in this race.
Just my two cents worth.