From Rovall Washington, candidate for state senate District 34:
Attention: Citizens of Harford and Cecil Counties
On July 15, 2010 the residency of Art Helton was challenged in court. After a decision was made by a circuit court judge that ruled in his favor, the Washington campaign continues. We will not appeal the decision. Instead, we ask that the residents of District 34 demand a higher standard of leadership. One that resides within the district lines 100% of time, not just as a property manager, but as a true resident close to our issues. Our campaign is built on protecting the citizens in which we represent. For years, business opportunities have passed over southern Harford County and western Cecil County because people have neglected our desire to improve our community and have abused our trust for their own personal interest. I wish to stop this trend. As State Senator, I will have an unchanged focus. A focus which includes higher quality employment opportunities in our district and term limits for elected officials.
The Washington campaign has reached out to the Harford County Executive’s office connecting them with a green energy company to extend their operation in southern Harford County. When successful, this venture will provide up to 2000 green jobs for the local residents which will include job training necessary to fill those positions. The Washington campaign, in conjunction with County Councilman Dion Guthrie, has been in close contact with a major property management firm to help find and select businesses to fill vacancies in our district. This will bring more jobs to our community as well as help increase the quality of life.
Many people begin their political careers with great intentions but can become part of the problem by becoming a static part of government. I feel that individuals that wish to represent the public should be limited to the amount of time that they serve just as we do with the office of the Governor and the President of the United States. As State Senator, I will fight to bring term limits to state elected positions. Hence, I will also make my tenure the example.
Harford and Cecil Counties need new and improved leadership, leadership that is not acquired for self-gain. Henry Kissinger once stated, “The task of the leader is to get his people from where they are to where they have not been.” As State Senator, I will be your direct employee in Annapolis, helping lead our great state back to a position of unquestioned viability; as well as being available on the front lines within our towns and cities that make up our beautiful district. I will fight for my constituents every step of the way. From the small battles such as asking a court of determine one’s true voter registration address to finding new and better job opportunities. With your votes this September and November, I will lead you.
I am you. I am Rovall Washington.
Rovall M Washington
Maryland State Senate Candidate
Chair, Citizens to Elect Rovall Washington
Member, Joppa/Joppatowne Community Council