New Kent Charles City Chronicle

News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | September 19, 2019

Editorial: Observe local candidates outside their political campaigns

As political season begins to move into full swing, I want to put out a simple reminder that just like anything else, we must do our research on the candidates and get to know them. Candidates will make themselves available for the next few months. Several speaking obligations along with public forums will provide us opportunities to ask questions and see their reactions. But one of the most common things we should do is see them outside of their campaigning practices. How are these candidates when they are in a common everyday environment? Are they going to be a representation…
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    Experience: Retired Army veteran, worked in the information technology field with the Department of Defense which includes research in rural broadband. Reason for running: “I’m a person that didn’t want to sit back and complain. I wanted to do my part to provide opportunities for citizens and represent them. I believe I can bring a lot to the table and will work on projects that this county needs, including having more accessible Internet.” Why people should vote for you: “I am passionate about making changes for the better. I want to see businesses and jobs growth not only for New…
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    Experience: Completing four-year term on Hanover’s Board of Supervisors, local business owner, 33 years in telecommunication including managerial experience. Reason for running: “I want to lower taxes and improve our economy. I serve the citizens as a legislator and will fight for schools and safety by working to provide them with additional funding and economic development. Why people should vote for you: “I can be trusted as a citizen legislature. I am local and will be easily accessible to carry concerns of New Kent to the Virginia Assembly.”