I have been working in and around courtrooms for longer that I care to remember, during which time I have observed many lawyers practicing their trade. In his 19 years with the Scott County Attorney's Office, Ron Hocevar has earned the respect of both judges and lawyers throughout the state for both his command of the law and the fairness with which he deals with people.
Look at what Kevin Burkart has accomplished with his campaign. He’s consistently carried a strong message as a political moderate. He’s got a well-executed and well-organized ground offensive. He's brought a lot of people into the fold not ordinarily involved with politics. His campaign carries his energy and enthusiasm to the parades where he's got 60 people with him. And his superior skill set he's developed over 43 years makes him ready to serve.
The citizens of Jordan have a tough task ahead of them this election. There is a full slate of fine candidates for city council, each with their own experiences and vision for Jordan. Being affiliated with Jordan since 1998, I have had the pleasure of working with many of the candidates in one capacity or another, and I wish all of them a good campaign. I am writing this letter, however, on behalf of one candidate: Mike Franklin.