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Letter: Consider qualifications before you vote
Thank you to the Wilson County Republican Party for sponsoring the informative Candidates Forum on Jan. 16. Like most folks in attendance, I am especially interested in the local race for county judge. I’d like to encourage voters to consider the serious responsibilities of this leadership position.
With early voting beginning Tuesday, Feb. 18, for the March primary, we have two candidates for county judge on the Republican ballot. The winner will be on the November general election ballot. The person elected in November will serve all Wilson County citizens, operating our county business.
This is a very important responsibility and we should be very certain we are electing a person fully capable of doing the job in a businesslike manner. The days of “good ole boy” politics are gone.
Voters, please consider the qualifications of the candidates before casting your vote. We need a leader with the education, work experience, community-service contributions, and civic post experience to be a strong, fair, capable county judge. We need a conservative, logical, man of integrity with good judgment. Consider these qualities before casting your vote.
LESLIE H. BROWN
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