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Roanoke Valley Libertarians Nominate Dean Davison as 19th District House of Delegates Candidate
VINTON – Residents of the 19th district in the Roanoke Valley Libertarians voted to nominate Dean Davison as the Libertarian candidate for the 19th district in the Virginia House of Delegates race.
Libertarian voters from the 19th district at the nomination convention voted for Davison unanimously, with many calling him a beacon for principled Libertarians.
Davison cited a range of thoughts among his reasons for wanting to run for public office.
“I am running for office for the people not just in my district, but the Commonwealth, who are tired of endless regulations and having their rights taken away,” said Davison. “In the 19th district, focus on the Second Amendment is huge. A large portion of the population are law abiding citizens and gun owners. Recently the board of supervisors limited the ability of citizens to address them monthly, instead allowing constituents to address the body every few months. That is a stomp on our citizens’ first amendment rights. So as rights are being stomped on, the delegate currently in office has done absolutely nothing to stop this or address this and the constituents suffer. That should not be accepted.”
Brian Hiner, Chair of the Roanoke Valley Libertarians, said Dean has been an active member of the LPVA, helping to promote individual liberties and freedoms throughout the commonwealth. Davison knows the meaning of giving back to the public and caring about the people with over 20 years of service as a volunteer firefighter.
“I feel if elected, he would work hard for his constituents and the Commonwealth of Virginia using the same leadership he has demonstrated here at the Roanoke Valley Libertarians and the fire department he volunteers for,” advocated Mr. Hiner. “Dean is absolutely the right choice for the people.”
Davison is a candidate that is focused on more than just the Second Amendment. “My opponent is advocating to let the Board of Education be elected, but demanding certain candidate qualifications like being a government official. The government has to start nosing out of the people’s business,” advocated Davison. “The Board of Education should be elected, not appointed. Then we have HB 1243 which takes the ability raise money from charities like The American Legion, AmVets, schools, churches, fire, and EMS. To criminalize casino nights and bingo, which help those less fortunate, does nothing but hinder private charity. My opponent voted for HB 1243 – hurting those in need, including first responders, police, and the military, on ways to fund operations and charity.”
Davison explained his position further. “Being in the fire service I understand helping people. I have for over 20 years. I’d like to repeal HB 1243 and instead advocate for a fair tax cut, blocking regulations that target farmers and small businesses, and reform election laws.
Many in the region have discussed frustration with the growing divide between Republicans and Democrats. “You don’t have to vote for one of two parties. The Libertarian Party of Virginia and the Roanoke Valley Libertarians represent all of your rights all of the time,” said Davison. “Change must start locally.”
The Libertarian Party is the third largest political party in the United States, founded in 1971. Libertarians strongly oppose any government interference into their personal, family, and business decisions. They believe all Americans should be free to live their lives and pursue their interests as they see fit as long as they do no harm to another.
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