With the 2002 election over, the delicate process of reconciliation between supporters and candidates begin. As the heated debates die down, political ads are pulled and the plentiful yard signs are removed, candidates and supporters are attempting to get on with everyday life.
Warren County Judge Executive Mike Buchanon believes there's a recovery period after practically every election. He adds that it's important that fences are mended and everyone moves forward. Buchanon, who was reelected to a third term, says he's excited about what the future holds.
Some experts say the numerous television ads and mud slinging over a long period of time, cause people to resent the American election process.