Vote Yes on Protecting Private Property:
This past Tuesday, the Prince William County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution, which I introduced, in support of Ballot Question 1 on this year’s November Ballot. Ballot Question 1 is the eminent domain amendment that will strengthen private property rights across Virginia.
As a local official, I am deeply aware of the danger eminent domain presents if not used in its proper role. By voting in favor of this constitutional amendment, you will be doing your part in restoring the role of government to its proper scope.
Absentee Ballot Voting:
Over 116,000 people in the Commonwealth have already voted or applied to vote absentee for this year’s general election. We are 31 days away from this election, and 3% of the total vote is already accounted for. In 2008, Republicans across the country, and especially in the Commonwealth, were at a severe disadvantage because of our lack of organization in encouraging people to vote absentee.
Barack Obama and his machine spent millions to make sure that his supporters voted, and voted early. We lost Absentee voting 61%-39% in 2008. We must close this gap.
For us to deliver Virginia’s 13 electoral votes to Mitt Romney and elect George Allen, we must vote early. Here is a website that lists the locations for early voting in every locality in the Commonwealth. Please, if you think there is a chance you will not be able to get to the polls in November, please consider voting early.
This election is going to be incredibly close. It will likely come down to a few thousand votes out of the millions that will be cast in Virginia on Election Day. If you have not had the chance, please go here to apply for your absentee ballot today.
Chairman-At-Large, Prince William County Board of Supervisor
Words From The Past
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of liberty is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is a history of the limitation of governmental power, not the increase of it. -- Woodrow Wilson, speech at New York Press Club (9 September 1912), in The papers of Woodrow Wilson, 25:124 (from here)
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