Ron Parson Is Not A Politician

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Folks, Wednesday is the start of early voting.  We all need to do our duty and go to the polls and vote.   

With that being said, I ask that you seriously think about voting for Ron Parson for Circuit Court clerk.  I hear people all the time complain about the way politicians get in office and then do not listen to their constituents.  Well Ron Parson will listen to you when you vote him into office.   

Ron is not a politician.  Look at the other people running and ask, why do they continue to move from one political office to another?   It is for the power.   

I have known Ron Parson for over 30 years and I know that he is a caring individual and will serve the citizens of Hamilton County very well. 

Glen Pope
East Ridge

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