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Campaign Trails: Commission candidate to host fundraiser

The Herald-Dispatch - 3/14/2018

Bob Bailey, a Democrat running for re-election to the Cabell County Commission, will have a reception and fundraiser from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 15, at the American Legion Post 16, 1421 6th Ave. in Huntington.

Dan O'Hanlon, retired judge, will serve as master of ceremonies, and Democratic candidates will be introduced. The public is invited.

Candidate for Ohio's90th District receives endorsement

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio - Autism Citizen, an organization dedicated to supporting autistic individuals in need, has endorsed Justin Pizzulli, who is running for Ohio state representative in the 90th District.

"Justin Pizzulli has a keen sense for what's important to the people of Scioto County, including common-sense approaches to cost-efficient mental health services in the county," R. Angelone, co-founder of Autism Citizen, said in a news release. "His views make sense, therefore, we wholeheartedly endorse his candidacy."

Pizzulli is a lifelong resident of southeast Ohio, having received his undergraduate degree from Shawnee State University and his MBA from Marshall University. He currently works as a real estate agent.

Congressional candidates

sign term limits pledge

U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the national, nonpartisan movement to limit terms for elected officials, recently announced that four candidates for West Virginia's3rd Congressional District have signed a term limit pledge.

Philip Payton, Conrad Lucas, Rick Snuffer and Rupert Phillips all have pledged their commitment to support term limits on Congress. These candidates hope to fill the seat vacated by U.S. House Rep. Evan Jenkins, who is running for U.S. Senate.

"Strong support of term limits shows that there are individuals who are willing to put self-interest aside to follow the will of the people. America needs a Congress that will be served by citizen legislators, not career politicians," USTL President Philip Blumel said in a news release.

The U.S. Term Limits Amendment Pledge is provided to every announced candidate for federal office. It reads, "I pledge that as a member of Congress I will co-sponsor and vote for the U.S. Term Limits amendment of three House terms and two Senate terms and no longer limit."

The U.S. Term Limits Constitutional Amendment has been introduced in both the U.S. Senate by Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and the House of Representatives by Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla.

The Herald-Dispatch is running news, including events and endorsements, from candidates running in the 2018 primary election. To submit your campaign news, send an email to with the subject line "Campaign Trails."


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