Meet the 2016 Candidates for the November 8, 2016 General Election 

Local Candidates

Elect Carol Peck Porter for VC Commissioner  - Vote November 8, 2016

Carol Peck Porter Vinton County Commissioner - unopposed

Vote for Carol Porter in the General Election this November 8, 2016 for the January 3, 2017 term as Vinton County Commissioner. Carol is a graduate of Hocking College and holds an Associate Degree in Business Management.

Carol's career has been in sales with her most recent experience as a Sales Associate for Horizon Technology.

Over the years as a resident of Vinton County Carol has been committed to serving the community in many ways.   In the past, Carol served as the President of the Vinton County COC, a founding member and President of the VC CVB, past President of the Vinton Industries Board‎, and past member of the Sereno Chapter of the Eastern Stars.   Most recently, Carol has served as the Vinton County Broadband Committee Chair.  As a mother Carol served as room mother and Brownie Scout and Girl Scout leader.

Presently, Carol holds an elected seat on the Gallia-Vinton Educational Service Center Board.   She has represented Vinton County on this board for over fifteen years and has served as a past President of the Board and also served as their appointed representative to the OSBA Legislative Platform Committee.   Carol's professional affiliations are the McArthur BPW and the Jackson Rotary Club, President Elect.

Carol Porter's leadership ability, experience, and knowledge can influence positive change in Vinton County‎ and it is with great enthusiasm that she is seeking the office of Vinton County Commissioner. Please support Carol Porter with your vote on November 8th, 2016!

Incumbent Commissioner Jerry Zinn - unopposed

Incumbent County Recorder Margaret Knox

Incumbent County Treasurer Vicki Maxwell - unopposed

Incumbent County Clerk of Courts Lisa Gilliland - unopposed

Incumbent County Prosecutor Trecia Kimes Brown - unopposed

U.S. House of Representatives, Ohio's 15th District

Representative Candidate Challenger Scott Wharton

Scott Wharton for Ohio Representative - 2016

U.S. Senator


Challenger Ted Strickland

 : : Ted Strickland - Senator

Ted Strickland for Ohio Senator - 2016

Ohio State Senate, 30th District

Incumbent Lou Gentile - unopposed

Ohio House of Representatives, District 94

Sarah Grace for Representative

Sarah Grace for Representative

Judge of the Court of Appeals, District 4


Challenger Valerie Gerlach

Justice of the Ohio Supreme Court, Term Commencing Jan. 1, 2017

Incumbent John O'Donnell

Justice of the Ohio Supreme Court, Term Commencing Jan. 2, 2017

Cynthia Rice


Democratic Presidential Candidate

Hillary Clinton for U.S. President - 2016

e-mail: info@vintoncountydemocrats.org


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