It will also mark a transition in local politics as we elect a new sheriff in Logan County.
The race has drawn great interest and the candidates have campaigned on the theme of change.
It’s been more than a year since the Examiner first made a public call for change in the sheriff’s office, only to have our call go unanswered.
Now, the citizens of Logan County can answer that call.
A lot has been discussed by the candidates about public trust, accountability and fiscal responsibility.
There is a clear choice as ballots are cast.
Andy Smith is the only candidate with the leadership and experience necessary to handle a public office as important as the sheriff’s office.
Andy Smith is the only candidate whose accountability is without question.
Andy Smith is the only candidate with the fiscal responsibility to carry such a large department forward in a productive, positive manner.
Andy Smith is the only candidate to display excellent communication skills with the public he has sworn to serve.
Andy Smith is the only candidate who has displayed the professionalism needed in filling this important role.
Andy Smith is the only candidate we can trust as our sheriff.
Jim Mason is the Managing Editor of the Examiner. He can be reached at 592-3060, ext. 120, or via e-mail at email@example.com.