Casting a symbolic vote not the best way to honor Sophocleus

Del. Ted Sophocleus, a fixture in the county legislative delegation for two decades and in county politics for longer than that, richly deserves all the tributes that have been coming in since his death on Friday. But, at the risk of being thought presumptuous or hard-hearted, we’ll say that there’s one tribute that may well be paid to him on June 26 that we don’t think he would have wanted. Sophocleus' passing — like that of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Kevin Kamenetz, on May 10 — came too late for his name to be taken off the ballot. (Capital)

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