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Thank You!

I don’t know if it was the excitement of winning, the outpouring of support, or all the caffeine I consumed while crunching return numbers from the precincts, but I didn’t get much sleep last night. The last twenty-four hours have been a blur, so I want to send out a bulk “Thank You.” I am trying to return every call and text, as well as reply to messages online. And that is exactly why we won last night—because of people like you. It would be dishonest and unfair of me to say, “I won,” because I only cast one vote. We won because of your support. I’m not sure if we should call it a traditional campaign or something out of the ordinary, but it was truly a grassroots movement. I never put an ad in any newspaper or cut a commercial for the radio; I didn’t send a postcard or make robo calls. I just tried to explain what I stand for, and then asked you to spread the word. You retweeted. You liked. You shared. You favorited. You donated. You put up signs. You came to fundra

Union County News Candidate Statement

The following is the article I wrote for the Union County News : I’m often asked why I chose to walk away from a great job and enter the political arena, and the answer is simple: I felt like it was the right thing to do. Governor Mike Huckabee once wrote, “If you have ever wondered why they didn’t do a better job, maybe its because it never occurred to you that they rarely do anything. Life changes when they get fired and we take their place [1] .” They does not remind me of anyone in particular, but I’ve spent years trying to affect change from the sidelines, and the governor’s words inspired me to run for office. I hear so many people complain about the condition of our roads, and I want to repair them. I’ve heard concerns about losing our 2 nd Amendment rights, and I want to protect them. I see families struggle in this economy, and I want to help them by fighting taxes and promoting local business. As a pastor for 12 years I have seen religious liberty com