Voters in the 27th Senate District are fortunate to be represented by Senator Jill Vogel. On November 8, make the wise choice and send Jill back to Richmond.
During campaign season, the rhetoric ramps up and it seems common-sense gets lost in the shuffle as many opponents do their best to discredit each other in pursuit of a win on Election Day. This race is no exception, with Jill’s opponents – particularly Independent candidate Don Marro – displaying a confrontational, antagonistic manner that this voter does not appreciate.
As a father, husband, veterinarian, and small business owner, I am not a “single issue” voter. Rather, I look at the big picture on issues and at the attributes of the individual. Jill is a working mother, a professional running her own law firm, and an active and well-respected member of her community. While Jill has tremendous experience, subject knowledge, and professional accolades, my support of her goes beyond her stance on issues and policy. I identify with Jill; I share her values, her work ethic, and her sense of family and community. I know that in Richmond, I can depend on Jill to make choices about our state government that are truly in the best interest of folks like me.
Jill is also committed to her district and its rural lifestyle – she has received the endorsement of the Virginia Farm Bureau and the Virginia League of Conservation Voters. However, her opponent, Mr. Marro, is a frequent combatant of the Virginia Farm Bureau through his animal rights organization, the Virginia Voters for Animal Welfare. His views on animal welfare are extreme, and his confrontational, in-your-face manner has certainly gotten him noticed at the State Capitol – for all the wrong reasons. In contrast, the interests of the farmers and sportsmen of this jewel known as “Hunt Country” are well represented by Jill through her work in the legislature and her service as a trustee of the Virginia Outdoors Foundation.
When you go to the polls on November 8, send the best person for the job to Richmond – reelect Senator Jill Vogel.
William D. Tyrrell, Jr., DVM