It was 1992 and James Garvens was one of three candidates running for two positions on the Brookfield Common Council, so he bought a bunch of red-and-white campaign signs and planted them throughout the district.Garvens, now 70, won election that April, collected the signs and placed them in his attic. He's never had to take them down he hasn't had an opponent in any year since.
Election 2006; in Some Races, It's More a Renewal Than an Election
"I just don't know why no one's ever opposed me," said Garvens, who, as usual, faces no opposition in Tuesday's election. "I get very few complaints that I can't solve or resolve."...