As I run for West Virginia’s first congressional district, my goal is to give voters a clear and honest choice.
My campaign will work to make sure voters have every chance to learn about me as a candidate:
- Who I Am;
- What I Stand for;
- What They Can Expect From Me IF I Am Elected
I will offer a new and different alternative to the disappointing and disconnected incumbent.
To get there, we’ll pursue 3 basic elements:
I will give the voters as much access to me as is humanly possible.
I will spend time in all 20 counties of the district, in large groups, small groups, and one-on-one. In churches, union halls, living rooms, backyards–anywhere people want to meet.
We will organize events to inform the public about key issues in the campaign.
Democracy flourishes in public discussion. Our events will facilitate exchanges of ideas, and will each will include Q & A.
From Job Creation, to Health Care, to Taxes, to the Opioid Crisis, we will try to shine the light on what matters to voters.
The events will have different formats–an expert speaker, a panel of concerned citizens, or something else–whatever is best suited to inform.
Throughout the next ten months, I will otherwise communicate actively with the voters to let them know where I stand, hear their reactions, and engage.
We will send regular e-mails,post on social media, publish op-eds in the newspapers, accept as many invitations to appear on radio and tv as possible, and participate in candidate forums.
When We Look Back
When the campaign concludes in November, I hope all observers regard what we did as “Grass Roots”–reaching out to the people, connecting, and permitting Democracy to work as it was designed to do.
And, of course, that we gave the voters a clear and honest choice.
Here We Go.