Letter to the Editor: Vote for Chatham County Republican candidates

Posted 10/14/20

To the Editor:

Robert Thomas is running for the U.S. House of Representatives, District 4. A strong supporter of the Second Amendment, he is for building the wall in opposing illegal immigration …

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Letter to the Editor: Vote for Chatham County Republican candidates

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To the Editor:

Robert Thomas is running for the U.S. House of Representatives, District 4. A strong supporter of the Second Amendment, he is for building the wall in opposing illegal immigration into the United States.

Incumbent Ted Budd is running for re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives, District 13. A strong proponent of the Second Amendment, Budd owns a gun range in Rural Hall.

Tom Glendinning is running for the N.C. State Senate, District 23. Attentive to safety and security, he is a strong advocate for property rights. Glendinning opposes discrimination against seniors.

George Gilson Jr. is running for the N.C. State House, District 54. A strong supporter of the Second Amendment, he believes in small government and personal accountability. Gilson opposes excessive tax and runaway spending. Opposed to open borders, he favors a voter ID law.

Jay Stobbs is running for the Chatham County Board of Commissioners, District 1. Opposed to raising property and sales taxes in Chatham County, and against removal of the Chatham County Confederate statue, Stobbs is committed to safeguarding farmlands in the western part of Chatham County from land-use zoning.

Jimmy Pharr is a candidate for the Chatham County Board of Commissioners, District 2. Pharr is against raising property and sales taxes, removal of the Confederate statue and zoning of farmlands in the western part of Chatham County.

Andy Wilkie is an incumbent candidate for the Chatham County Board of Commissioners, District 5. He created the Project Help non-profit for serving the homeless people in Sanford. Commissioner Wilkie is on the side of holding down taxes, respecting status quo of the Confederate statue and protecting farmlands in the western part of Chatham County.

Ryan Armstrong is running for the Chatham County Board of Education, District 1. In favor of competent preparedness and effective communications, Armstrong wants to be a voice for teachers, students and parents. In advocating a two-tier revolving teaching schedule, he supports live-streaming classes.

Dennis Lewis is running for the Chatham County Board of Education, District 2. Promising to be a voice for parents on the board, he favors hybrid teaching that includes options for in-class and online teaching. Lewis advocates attention to STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) and trade skills. Along with ensuring bandwidth access in rural areas, he would introduce JROTC (Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps) in schools.

Rolin Mainuddin

Chapel Hill

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